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04-14-2017

UVM Faculty Member to Release Documentary on Resurgent Progressive Movement

University of Vermont Professor Jon Erickson has never been a fan of the status quo. 

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04-11-2017

Highlights: Gund Institute for Ecological Economics (2002-2017)

Gund Institute for Ecological Economics key achievements (2002-2017).

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04-11-2017

Get Involved in the Gund

Want to participate in UVM’s Gund Institute for Environment? Here's how. 

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04-11-2017

Gund Family Donates $6 Million to Create Institute for Environment at UVM

A $6 million gift will establish the Gund Institute for Environment, UVM's first university-wide environmental institute.

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04-11-2017

Gund Research Slam

A showcase of exciting environmental research from across UVM – with plenty of networking. RSVP today. 

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04-10-2017

The Gund Institute for Environment

Visit the Gund Institute For Environment web portal for information and updates about UVM's new university-wide institute. 

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04-10-2017

Big news: UVM creates Gund Institute for Environment

A note from Taylor Ricketts, director of UVM's new Gund Institute for Environment.

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Periwinkles

04-09-2017

Defeating Invaders by Eating Invaders

In some biology classes, students read about invasive species. Last week, in professor Joe Roman’s course, Marine Ecology and Conservation, his students were eating them. 

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04-07-2017

Agroecology Expands at UVM

UVM’s new Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative (ALC), which combines the wisdom of ecological and social sciences with the practice of growing food, is launching new research projects in Central America and Vermont, and a new graduate certificate, following a prestigious grant of over $500,000 from the European Thought for Food Initiative. Faculty Director Ernesto Méndez says the expansion of the ALC (formerly known as the Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group, which originally launched in 2008) is a reflection of the fact that global interest in agroecology has been growing exponentially over the last decade.

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old growth forest

04-06-2017

New Forestry From Old Growth

New results from a fifteen-year study on Mount Mansfield and at the University of Vermont's research forest come to a surprising conclusion: imitating old-growth forests enhances carbon storage in managed forestland far better than conventional forestry techniques.

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