• Hume Lake
    Environmental Change Assessments

    How are water security and adaptive capacity measured? UA researchers help coordinate a special issue of Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

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    Photo courtesy of Tim Keegan

  • Seminar Speaker Grants

    IE offers grants of $200 to $1,000 to affiliated faculty and campus student organizations to bring exceptional seminar speakers to campus.

  • Informing choices, advancing solutions

    Harnessing the collaborative and interdisciplinary expertise at the University of Arizona and among our many partners, the Institute of the Environment links cutting-edge knowledge and know-how with real-world issues to help all societies better understand Earth's natural systems and chart the best course for a more vibrant, sustainable world.

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    Marielle Smith

  • Improving Livelihoods, One Forecast at a Time

    One unexpected rainfall or flood can wipe out an entire family farm in Bihar, India, where climate and poverty are inextricably linked. In an experimental initiative, researchers based in the UA’s Institute of the Environment and Columbia University are working with Jeevika, an international effort to empower Indian women, to provide Bihari farmers with climate forecasts and advisories they need for managing risk to their livelihoods and maximizing crop productivity.  

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    Tauhid Rahman

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2015-2016
Highlights include efforts to inform decision makers about drought and climate change in the Southwest, recruitment of a new generation of exceptional environmental leaders of tomorrow through our Carson Scholars Program for outstanding graduate students.
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