Our research provides solutions to society’s complex environmental challenges to minimize the trade-offs between human welfare and environmental health.


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ND-ECI fosters globally significant research in collaboration with community, government, and private sector partners to produce scholarship that translates to win-win solutions for emerging environmental challenges.

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Check out all the recent happenings at the Environmental Change Initiative, including recent news, events, and awards! 

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Saving the Great Lakes

ND-ECI faculty were recently featured in National Geographic's cover story, "Saving the Great Lakes," which highlights the impacts the Lakes have on cities along the shores. Chicago's ABC 7 also released a series, "So Great, So Fragile," in which its first episode, "Climate & Severe Weather" features research by Alan Hamlet.

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Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility

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