Graham Sustainability Institute
June 9, 2016
U-M, partners predict average ‘dead zone’ for Gulf of Mexico in 2016
A U-M researcher and colleagues from several institutions are forecasting an average but still large “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico this year.
May 25, 2016
Provost’s panel suggests new sustainability education structure
A new school of sustainability is among the key recommendations in a report by a faculty committee exploring ways to strengthen U-M’s position as a leader in interdisciplinary sustainability education.
October 12, 2015
Survey shows sustainability knowledge not translating to action
U-M community members report increased sustainability knowledge in a new survey, but there is considerable room for improvement with regard to environmentally responsible behaviors.
September 23, 2015
U-M releases final report on high-volume hydraulic fracturing in Michigan
U-M researchers have released the final version of a report analyzing policy options for the state of Michigan regarding high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
September 16, 2015
$3M to aid study of Detroit River phosphorus, green infrastructure
A $3 million grant from the Erb Family Foundation will allow the U-M Water Center to study the Detroit River’s contributions to Lake Erie algae blooms.
July 9, 2015
U-M, partners predict severe harmful algal bloom for Lake Erie
U-M researchers and their colleagues predict the 2015 western Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season will be among the most severe in recent years.
June 23, 2015
Below-average ‘dead zone’ predicted for Chesapeake Bay in 2015
A U-M researcher and his colleagues are forecasting a slightly below-average but still significant “dead zone” this summer in the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary.
June 17, 2015
U-M, partners predict average Gulf of Mexico ‘dead zone’ in 2015
A U-M researcher and his colleagues are forecasting an average, but still large, oxygen-depleted “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico this year.
June 3, 2015
Federal funding extends Great Lakes climate research at U-M, MSU
Researchers at U-M and Michigan State have been awarded $3.65 million to continue studying climate change adaptation and climate variability in the Great Lakes region.
February 26, 2014
Study concludes new pollution targets needed to protect Lake Erie
Reducing the size of the Lake Erie “dead zone” to acceptable levels will require cutting nutrient pollution nearly in half in coming decades, a new study concludes.