rural landscape uganda africa
Jun 4, 2021
Indigenous peoples, local communities, and Afro-descendant peoples are being denied rights to their land on a global scale. Securing a path to sovereignty will require the mobilization of stakeholders at many levels. One influential coalition working to achieve tenure reform is the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI).


Average-sized 'dead zone' forecast for Gulf of Mexico
Jun 3, 2021
ANN ARBOR— A team of scientists including a University of Michigan aquatic ecologist is forecasting this summer's Gulf of Mexico hypoxic area or "dead zone," an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life, to be approximately 4,880 square miles, a bit smaller than the state

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Energy Inequities Exist Between Advantaged and Disadvantaged Communities
Jun 14, 2021

Renewable energy is an important aspect of mitigating climate change since fossil fuel-based energy sources contribute to the largest release of greenhouse gasses.

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Trans Alumnae
Mar 22, 2021
In our celebration of Women’s History Month, we honor the contributions of all of the remarkable women in our SEAS community. In this segment, we hear the voices of two LGBTQAI+ alumnae. We are grateful to Kate Freeman and Samantha Sikanas for sharing their experiences and perspectives.

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