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Beneath the surface: Great Lakes in peril

Listen to 5 Great Lakes expert panelists, including ND-ECI Managing Director Peter Annin and Director David Lodge, in a one-hour special panel discussion and call-in program examining the value of the watershed as a living ecosystem and as a growing economic driver for the region. The show was hosted by ...

Adaptation of Butterflies (Video)

NBC's Changing Planet ran a report on the adaptation of butterflies due to climate change. Watch the six minute segment below or see the original story at on NBC's website.  …

Adaptation of Butterflies (Video)

NBC's Changing Planet ran a report on the adaptation of butterflies due to climate change. Watch the six minute segment below or see the original story at on NBC's website.  …

Biologist Hellmann named Leopold Leadership Fellow

Jessica Hellmann, associate professor of biological sciences and a national authority on climate change adaptation at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a Leopold Leadership Fellow. The Leopold Leadership Program is the nation’s premier competitive fellowship for outstanding environmental scientists who are also actively engaged in outreach to...

Biologist Hellmann named Leopold Leadership Fellow

Jessica Hellmann, associate professor of biological sciences and a national authority on climate change adaptation at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a Leopold Leadership Fellow. The Leopold Leadership Program is the nation’s premier competitive fellowship for outstanding environmental scientists who are also actively engaged in outreach to...

Scientists defend Asian carp research methods

Scientists whose genetics-based research became a lightning rod in the debate over protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp have made their case in a newly published article that says at least some of the dreaded invaders have gotten beyond an electric barrier meant to block their path to Lake...

Scientists defend Asian carp research methods

Scientists whose genetics-based research became a lightning rod in the debate over protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp have made their case in a newly published article that says at least some of the dreaded invaders have gotten beyond an electric barrier meant to block their path to Lake...

Notre Dame biologist Pfrender plays key role in Daphnia sequencing

University of Notre Dame biologist Michael Pfrender is the coauthor of a paper appearing today in the prestigious journal Science describing the sequencing of the species Daphnia pulex, often referred to as the water flea. Daphnia, a small freshwater crustacean, is the first crustacean to have its genome sequenced. It...

Notre Dame biologist Pfrender plays key role in Daphnia sequencing

University of Notre Dame biologist Michael Pfrender is the coauthor of a paper appearing today in the prestigious journal Science describing the sequencing of the species Daphnia pulex, often referred to as the water flea. Daphnia, a small freshwater crustacean, is the first crustacean to have its genome sequenced. It...