U of M buys community solar subscription


The U of M is tapping into a new source of power.

Scholars team up to show forest biodiversity is green in more ways than one


A team of scholars from 90 institutions in 44 countries show that biodiversity provides enormous economic benefits. 

Temperature variations affect catches from marine fisheries

fish market

Diversified harvests help keep food supplies sufficient, U of M-led study says.

How much does that fertilizer REALLY cost?


U researchers create tool to quantify adverse impacts of nitrogen, identify where reduced use will have most benefit

Not all bioplastics are created equal

Water bottles

U of M research suggests forest residuals provide cleaner feedstock for bio-based plastic than fossil fuels or row crops