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Gund Institute for Ecological Economics

A firefighter surveys a forest fire at night.

04-27-2016

Insect Outbreaks Reduce Wildfire Severity

As wildfire season approaches, a surprising UVM study shows that insect outbreaks can dampen future forest fire severity. 

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Gund Institute for Ecological Economics

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Stephanie Seguino

04-15-2016

Why Education Doesn’t Bring Women Equal Pay

Women are closing the education gap, but barriers persist for equality in work and politics, finds a new global study by UVM's Stephanie Seguino.  

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Brazil Cerrado Deforestation Amazon Agriculture Gillian Galford Stephanie Spera

04-01-2016

Massive Deforestation Found in Brazil's Cerrado

Agricultural expansion in Brazil is causing widespread deforestation, even putting rainfall at risk, finds UVM's Gillian Galford.

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