Regional

More flooding reported in Detroit metro area: U-M experts available
Jul 16, 2021
EXPERTS ADVISORY University of Michigan experts are available to discuss a new round of highway flooding reported in the Detroit metro area Friday as steady rains moved through the region throughout the day. 

Global

Drawer of birds
Jun 21, 2021
ANN ARBOR—When a University of Michigan-led research team reported last year that North American migratory birds have been getting smaller over the past four decades and that their wings have gotten a bit longer, the scientists wondered if they were seeing the fingerprint of earlier spring migrations.

National

New paper calls for national-level predator coexistence program
Jul 14, 2021
A just-published Perspective paper in the peer-reviewed journal People and Nature calls for the creation of a national-level predator coexistence program in the United States.

SEAS Perspectives

Ensuring universal access to safe and affordable drinking water for Detroit residents
Jul 14, 2021

Water infrastructure in the United States is approaching a critical time period. Updating old water pipes, adapting water systems to climate change, and updating system efficiency is largely left to municipalities. Funds are needed to implement these improvements, which can result in increased water rate costs.

Alumni in the News

John Petoskey (MS/JD ’20): Preserving the Environment for Future Generations
Jul 15, 2021
John Minode’e Petoskey’s environmental advocacy was instilled in him at birth. His father, who is a lawyer, and his mother, who is a former tribal leader, were instrumental in helping their tribe achieve federal recognition as a sovereign nation in 1980.

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