Environmentally friendly cattle production (really)
When cattle congregate, they’re often cast as the poster animals for overgrazing, water pollution and an unsustainable industry. While some of the criticism is warranted, cattle production -- even allowing herds to roam through grasslands and orchards -- can be beneficial to the environment as well as sustainable.View story photos
Let them eat carp: Fish farms are helping to fight hunger
MSU researcher Ben Belton discusses how fish farming impacts developing countries and the role aquaculture plays in feeding the world.
Calling all birding enthusiasts, field ornithology course opens
The W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary’s field ornithology course is currently open for registration. Birders of all skill levels will learn something new from the course, which has been offered every year for the past 10 years with great success.
Muslim Mental Health Conference to focus on civil justice abuses in Washington, D.C.
The Muslim Mental Health Conference, an international meeting established at MSU 10 years ago, has grown in size and scope.View story photos
MSU’s Solar Carport receives the Smart Energy Decisions Onsite Renewable Energy Award
MSU’s solar carport project received high praise at the Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Summit 2018.View story photos
MSU’s Marjorie Weber named Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow
Marjorie Weber, MSU plant biologist, has been named a 2018 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America.View story photos
Chasing ghost particles from MSU to Antarctica
Ever since she was an undergraduate student, Devyn Rysewyk aspired to travel to Antarctica and study neutrinos, or ghost particles.View story photos
To build up mussels, you need to know your fish
Times are tough for 31 of Michigan’s 45 varieties of freshwater mussels. These residents of the state’s rivers are imperiled by habitat disruption and pollution and are also threatened by climate change.View story photos
Nature can reduce pesticide use, environment impact
Farmers around the world are turning to nature to help them reduce pesticide use, environmental impact and, subsequently, and in some cases, increasing yields.View story photos
Frank Telewski: The freshet of 2018
What is a freshet you may ask? Good question! I ask that myself when I read a report by Professor William J. Beal to the State Board of Agriculture in the laView story photos