Water & Biogeochemical Cycles

Collaboration, research key to managing invasive species

 

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Invasive species, such as the gypsy moth and emerald ash borer, have had devastating effects on Pennsylvania's forests, and the keys to combatting these threats are active management, collaboration and research, according to U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson.

How to Get a Job Saving the Planet: Sustainability Careers

Public talks by Eban Goodstein, Ph.D., Director of Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College.

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Climate Policy Post-Paris: Next Steps for a Clean Energy Future

Public talks by Eban Goodstein, Ph.D., Director of Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College.

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Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems in Northwest Eurasia (RISES)

Dr. Bruce Forbes
University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland

In N Fennoscandia and NW Siberia, temperatures have increased 2°C over the past 30 years. RISES is a project funded by the Academy of Finland 2012-2016. It aims to understand how resilient the social-ecological systems (SESs) of NW Eurasia have been throughout periods of dramatic climate change of the late Holocene e.g. the Medieval Warm Period, Little Ice Age and late 20th century.

6th annual Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

The world is undergoing an historic energy transition from traditional fossil fuels to more sustainable forms of energy affecting technology, the environment, economies, and geopolitics. This landscape affords unprecedented opportunities for collaborative scientific research to answer global challenges with innovative and competitive solutions.

Novel Ecosystems Research Symposium: An afternoon with Penn State Ecologists

The Ecology Institute will highlight the wide diversity of ecological research on the Penn State campus and to share our research under the over-arching theme of novel ecosystems.

 

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