Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI) – Recently Completed Track 1

Our last Track 1 Grant – Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI)

Producing knowledge and linking it to actions that meet human needs while preserving the planet’s life support systems is emerging as one of the most fundamental and difficult challenges for science in the 21st century. There is growing consensus that traditional methods of generating and using knowledge must be fundamentally reorganized to confront the breadth, magnitude, and urgency of many problems now facing society. SSI is a partnership between the University of Maine, University of Southern Maine, and many other institutions of higher education. The project supports more than 150 faculty, postdoctoral fellows, predoctoral fellows, graduate, undergraduate, and high school students to fulfill this critical endeavor.