Recent News Highlights (read more on our news page):

Could squirmy livestock dent Africa’s protein deficit? Read the UW News article about Valerie Stull and Rachel Bergmans' research on the use of mealworms as an inexpensive microlivestock that can provide an easy source of protein for humans.

• Tracey Holloway will serve as chairperson of the 2015 Energy Summit, the signature event of the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI). This year’s Summit will address “Air & Energy: the Path Ahead for U.S. States,” and will be held Tuesday, October 13, 2015 (registration to open later this spring). The 2015 Energy Summit will facilitate discussion on complex issues facing policy-makers, industry , researchers, and the public in coming years. This one-day meeting will include expert panels representing perspectives of industry, regulators, researchers, and other stakeholders. (Feb 2015)

New study by Holly Gibbs et al. published in the journal Science highlights the contributions of the industry-led Soy Moratorium in reducing the amount of deforestation linked to soy production in the Brazilian Amazon. (Jan 2015)

New article released in Landscape & Urban Planning: Annemarie Schneider's new research assessing the urban transformation in Western China has been published in this month's issue of Landscape & Urban Planning (Jan 2015)

New Remote Sensing of Environment publication available online: Annemarie Schneider's research Detecting change in urban areas at continental scales with MODIS data is now available in the January 2015 issue of of Remote Sensing of Environment (Jan 2015)

Updated: 2/26/15

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