Marine Charities Net More Than Commercial Fishing

Philanthropy for coastal conservation surpasses value of Massachusetts' iconic finfish sector
A marine conservation volunteer cares for a beached dolphin on the Massachusetts coast.

Massachusetts boasts one of the most iconic fisheries in the U.S., but new research suggests that protecting marine coastlines has surpassed commercial fishing as an economic driver.

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Nathan Sanders

UVM Professor Named Fellow of Ecological Society of America

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) announced today that professor Nathan J. Sanders, Director of the Environmental Program in the University of Vermont’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, has been elected a fellow in the organization.

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Corn field

Study First to Calculate Countries' Paris Agreement Targets for Agriculture

The agriculture and land use sector comprised almost a fifth of human-made greenhouse gas emissions in 2010 and may comprise three-quarters of emissions by 2100, but its critical role in climate change is often overlooked in favor of the energy and transportation sectors. 

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