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Study: Grass Carp Pose Dangers For Great Lakes

  TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Plant-gorging grass carp probably could survive in all of the Great Lakes, scientists said Monday, adding that if the fish get established, they might significantly damage the environment. The fight to prevent Asian carp from reaching the inland seas has focused primarily on bighead and silver...

Study: Grass Carp Pose Dangers For Great Lakes

  TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Plant-gorging grass carp probably could survive in all of the Great Lakes, scientists said Monday, adding that if the fish get established, they might significantly damage the environment. The fight to prevent Asian carp from reaching the inland seas has focused primarily on bighead and silver...

Professor Bolster received NSF Career award on "Connecting the Scales - Local to Global Scales of Mixing in Heterogeneous Porous Media"

Despite our image of Earth as "the water planet," global supplies of uncontaminated surface and groundwater are indispensable, yet fragile, natural resources. Threats to freshwater supplies in the form of contamination must be understood to assure sustainable supplies, as well as to guide effective remediation and future development. However conventional...

ND-LEEF Featured on WNIT Outdoor Elements

  The Teachers as Scholars program hosted a two-part series with ND-LEEF faculty and staff in October 2013. The seminar focus was The Effects of Environmental Change on Freshwater and presented by Dr. Jennifer Tank and Brett Peters. WNIT's Outdoor Elements, with host Evie Kirkwood, featured this program in their latest episode.   

ND-LEEF Featured on WNIT Outdoor Elements

  The Teachers as Scholars program hosted a two-part series with ND-LEEF faculty and staff in October 2013. The seminar focus was The Effects of Environmental Change on Freshwater and presented by Dr. Jennifer Tank and Brett Peters. WNIT's Outdoor Elements, with host Evie Kirkwood, featured this program in their latest episode.   

Study measures how well Asian carp prevention effort will work

   Scientists from the University of Notre Dame, Resources for the Future and the U.S. Forest Service presented their findings of the effectiveness of different Asian carp prevention barriers in a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. “Our study goes beyond just presenting barrier options by putting...

Study measures how well Asian carp prevention effort will work

   Scientists from the University of Notre Dame, Resources for the Future and the U.S. Forest Service presented their findings of the effectiveness of different Asian carp prevention barriers in a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. “Our study goes beyond just presenting barrier options by putting...

Climate Change Adaptation Investments are Good for Business

Shared-value investments can increase much-needed climate change resiliency in the most vulnerable countries, according to top thought leaders from public and private sectors who met to discuss opportunities for innovation and resiliency at Notre Dame Adaptation Index’s (ND-GAIN) Annual Meeting held December 12, 2013 in Washington D.C. The ND-GAIN Index...

Climate Change Adaptation Investments are Good for Business

Shared-value investments can increase much-needed climate change resiliency in the most vulnerable countries, according to top thought leaders from public and private sectors who met to discuss opportunities for innovation and resiliency at Notre Dame Adaptation Index’s (ND-GAIN) Annual Meeting held December 12, 2013 in Washington D.C. The ND-GAIN Index...

WEMA Project Partners Honored with ND-GAIN Corporate Adaptation Award

Improving lives of resource-poor farmers is one of Monsanto’s commitments to agriculture. Six years ago, with that commitment in mind, we partnered with the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (or AATF) on the Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) project to share pest-resistant and drought-tolerant maize seed varieties with Sub-Saharan African...