New Faculty Hire: Tim Portlock
The Nelson Institute is thrilled to announce its newest faculty member: Tim Portlock, who will join the UW–Madison community in the Fall 2023 semester.
Global Ark Project
Nearly one million species — one-eighth of all life on Earth — are threatened with near immediate extinction, and science suggests this is the beginning of a larger trend.
Mitigating Wildlife Conflict in Botswana
From the age of three, Nelson Institute environment and resources PhD student Gabi Fleury wanted to travel to Africa and be a conservationist.
Director’s Cut: Carol Barford
The Weston Roundtable lecture series is all about the science, technology, and policy of environmental sustainability.
A Liberated Intellectual
When Rob Hall accepts his offer to attend Stanford University as a PhD candidate in their Cell, Molecular and Organismal Biology program, it will be exactly two years after he almost gave up on academics altogether.
Promoting Pollinators, One Unmowed Lawn at a Time
With the help of an app developed by University of Wisconsin–Madison entomologists, Sun Prairie residents are becoming scientists studying bees in their own yards this May.
If you’re like most people, the topic of climate change doesn’t fill you with the warm and fuzzies.
Fishing on the Line
Report indicates that fisheries are changing as the climate warms.
Linking Business and Sustainability Through Supply Chain
Sustainability certificate student Lissy Kettleson featured in the Wisconsin School of Business’s “Next Generation of Business Leaders.”
Embracing Cultures and Making a Global Impact
Sustainability certificate student Angie Kettleson featured in the Wisconsin School of Business’s “Next Generation of Business Leaders.”
How to Shop More Sustainably
SoHE professor and Nelson affiliate Majid Sarmadi says there's more to being green than recycling.
To Instill the Spirit of Conservation
On the Office of Sustainability’s 11th birthday, we look back to the first decade — and forward to the next.
‘There’s Still Time for the Planet, if We Stay Hopeful’
Jane Goodall spoke to a sold-out crowd with the Wisconsin Union Directorate’s Distinguished Lecture Series.