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Plants, animals, even entire ecosystems are disappearing. So what? "What is Nature Worth" offers a three-minute look at what we’re REALLY losing – and what we can do about it.
Have we pushed our planet past the tipping point? That's a critical issue the IonE explores in our second Big Question video.
IonE's first Big Question asks: How do we feed a growing world without destroying the planet?
Watch the trailer for Water for Mulobere, an upcoming IonE documentary that spotlights a student-led project in Uganda.
In a groundbreaking Nature article, 28 scientists including the IonE’s Jon Foley introduce a set of planetary boundaries.
NISE is collaborating with industry, government and individuals to solve sustainability challenges through stakeholder-driven research.
Three regional river experts, including the IonE's Pat Nunnally, discuss the past, present and future of the Mississippi.
River Life's Pat Nunnally discusses how the University of Minnesota is providing students with a unique river experience.
The Mississippi runs through the heart of the University of Minnesota campus. River Life's Pat Nunnally reflects.
Researchers at the U of M, Duluth campus discuss the impacts of climate change on Lake Superior.
IonE resident fellows Steve Polasky and David Tilman attempt to clear up the confusion surrounding biofuels.
Many people are still not convinced that the global climate is warming. David Tilman responds.
David Tilman discusses his biodiversity experiment at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve.
Five national experts tackle the topic of providing sustainable fuel, food, fiber and freshwater to 9 billion people.
More than 700 experts from all areas of renewable energy and the environment attended E3 2008.
Regional media veterans discuss environmental journalism and public perception during E3 2008.
Jason Hill, an IonE program coordinator and resident fellow, discusses the next generation of biofuels.
Five IREE researchers give a tour of their work in renewable energy and the environment.
IREE is transforming the renewable energy challenges of today into the promises of tomorrow.
Student environmentalists are giving new meaning to “active enrollment.”
Complex environmental challenges have taken center stage and they can’t be solved with business-as-usual thinking.