• Leading the Way from Forests to Faucets

    Leading the Way from Forests to Faucets

    Forests improve our drinking water by reducing sedimentation and removing excess nutrients from the surface water. CLiGS recently interviewed Buck Kline about his experiences as a leader of efforts to improve forests and water.

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  • Trust Theory in Natural Resource Management

    Trust Theory in Natural Resource Management

    In an article titled The Multidimensionality of Trust: Applications in Collaborative Natural Resource Management, the authors break down four distinct forms that trust can take under the natural resource management umbrella.

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  • Students Study Sustainable Livelihoods & Biodiversity Conservation in India

    Students Study Sustainable Livelihoods & Biodiversity Conservation in India

    Students spent ten days in India to conduct a cross-sector assessment of sustainable livelihood programs in the western Terai-Arc Tiger Conservation Landscape, using tiger conservation as a framework for their project.

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  • CLiGS Announces Two New Fellows

    CLiGS Announces Two New Fellows

    CLiGS Affiliates are partners within the Center’s network of experts who contribute to the mission of building leadership for global sustainability through engagement, research, teaching, and relationship-building around the world.

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Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Report

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Sustainable Development or not?

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) broke ground on the Blue Nile River on April 2, 2011, and is expected to be completed in 2017, at which point it will be the

Mandy Chesnutt

A Different Facet of “On-the-Ground”

“Working on what you care about makes work so much more interesting and fulfilling,” says Mandy Chesnutt, an alumna of the Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR)

Jeremy Orr - Waterfall

Water Reflections: A Traveler Stumbles Upon Dry Land

As a native Michigander, I grew up around one of the largest fresh water systems in the world, the Great Lakes -- not to mention the countless inland lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams that were carved into Michigan’s