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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...

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...

2013 Global Adaptation Index Released Today

University of Notre Dame launches the latest data tracking vulnerability and readiness to climate change Today, the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN) released the latest data tracking vulnerability and readiness to demographic and climate change across 175 countries. The impact of Typhoon Haiyan puts a focus on...

2013 Global Adaptation Index Released Today

University of Notre Dame launches the latest data tracking vulnerability and readiness to climate change Today, the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN) released the latest data tracking vulnerability and readiness to demographic and climate change across 175 countries. The impact of Typhoon Haiyan puts a focus on...

Lake Michigan fish in danger with the invasion of Asian Carp

SOUTH BEND -Notre Dame scientists have found evidence of Asian silver carp in Lake Michigan for the first time. A water sample collected by Chris Jerde of Notre Dame's Environmental Change Initiative tested 100% positive for the invasive species. It was the only sample out of 50 taken from Sturgeon...

Lake Michigan fish in danger with the invasion of Asian Carp

SOUTH BEND -Notre Dame scientists have found evidence of Asian silver carp in Lake Michigan for the first time. A water sample collected by Chris Jerde of Notre Dame's Environmental Change Initiative tested 100% positive for the invasive species. It was the only sample out of 50 taken from Sturgeon...

Asian carp DNA found in Sturgeon Bay

Asian carp DNA has turned up in Lake Michigan waters off Door County, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reported Tuesday. The single positive water sample for the jumping silver carp was taken May 31 in Sturgeon Bay near Potawatomi State Park.

Asian carp DNA found in Sturgeon Bay

Asian carp DNA has turned up in Lake Michigan waters off Door County, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reported Tuesday. The single positive water sample for the jumping silver carp was taken May 31 in Sturgeon Bay near Potawatomi State Park.