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JANUARY 4, 2021
Nelson postdoc coauthors paper that suggests satellite alerts may reduce deforestation in Africa
Research led by Fanny Moffette, a postdoctoral researcher in applied economics and an affiliate of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, gleans new insight into the efficacy of using the Global Land Analysis and Discovery system (GLAD) to reduce deforestation.


DECEMBER 28, 2020
Voices from "Wrenched from the Land: Perspectives from the Front Lines of Environmental Activism”
Nelson Institute’s Center for Culture, History, and the Environment (CHE) hosted the virtual event "Wrenched from the Land: Perspectives from the Front Lines of Environmental Activism” on December 9 at 12:30 p.m. CST, facilitating conversation between environmental activists, panelist students, and the audience.


DECEMBER 22, 2020
Nelson Institute administrator named NASA Unsung Hero and receives Pringle Award for University Staff
Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR) and Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) administrator Laurel Fletcher has been named a NASA Unsung Hero and received the Pringle Award for University Staff.


DECEMBER 21, 2020
CCR receives support from the Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative (PARCI)
Dan Vimont, professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences and co-director of the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research will receive critical funding for his work on climate variability and climate change thanks to the Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative (PARCI).


DECEMBER 17, 2020
Holly Gibbs featured in Bloomberg series on deforestation and cattle
Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) affiliate and associate professor of Geography, Holly Gibbs is contributing to a Bloomberg series on deforestation and cattle.


DECEMBER 15, 2020
Nelson SAGE director discusses stranded assets and the environment
Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) director, Carol Barford recently contributed the article, Stranded Assets—Conduits for Better Public Infrastructure Planning?


DECEMBER 14, 2020
CCR associate director featured on Milwaukee’s TMJ4 and WXPR Rhinelander
During an interview with TMJ4, WTMJ-TV Milwaukee, Wis., on December 13, 2020, associate director of the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research, Michael Notaro shared his research into the warming trend being seen in the Great Lakes area.


DECEMBER 14, 2020
Holly Gibbs contributes to paper that showcases the benefits of Brazil's Amazon Soy Moratorium
Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) affiliate and associate professor of Geography, Holly Gibbs is a co-author on the newly released paper, "Brazil's Amazon Soy Moratorium reduced deforestation."


DECEMBER 9, 2020
Holly Gibbs co-authors paper that asks, does certifying oil palm help alleviate poverty?
Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) affiliate and associate professor of Geography, Holly Gibbs is a co-author on the recent Nature Sustainability paper, "Impact of palm oil sustainability certification on village well-being and poverty in Indonesia.”


DECEMBER 7, 2020
Nelson PhD student receives United Nations fellowship, joins hundreds of scientists working on environmental report
Nelson Institute Environment & Resources (E&R) PhD student Elizabeth Berg was recently awarded a fellowship from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to work on the sixth edition of the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6), an international report that aims to assist governments, businesses, and citizens in taking immediate climate action.


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