Climate Change

Climate Change, AI, medicine and more featured at Maine Impact Week

The annual Maine Impact Week celebration includes a number of activities of interest from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2. All events will be virtual and are free and open to the public with registration required. Events include: Climate Change Forum UMaine AI Webinar UMaine Institute of Medicine Presentation Q&A with the VEMI Lab  Research Impact […]

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Experts to address climate change topics, questions in free webinar 

What is Maine doing to address climate change? How does climate change impact geopolitical unrest? Are the wildfires in the western United States related to climate change?  People interested in learning more about these and other topics are invited to the “A Climate Change Forum — Your chance to ask questions about climate change” webinar […]

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Moose

Kamath to examine impact of parasites on moose survival

Pauline Kamath will investigate how parasites affect moose survival and health to inform management strategies targeted at maintaining healthy populations of the large mammal in Maine and across North America. The Morris Animal Foundation awarded the University of Maine assistant professor of animal health in the School of Food and Agriculture $148,492 for the three-year […]

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News Center reports on UMaine training future Arctic scientists

News Center Maine reported on the University of Maine’s plans to train future Arctic scientists using a nearly $3 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The new UMaine initiative, Systems Approaches to Understanding and Navigating the New Arctic, will train 60 master’s and Ph.D. students in the interdisciplinary field of Arctic systems science. […]

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Mainebiz highlights Mitchell Center assisting Climate Council

Mainebiz highlighted the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions helping the Maine Climate Council with its efforts to improve the equity outcomes of the state Climate Action Plan. The center provided expertise to the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future to help determine how the Climate Council’s strategies for reducing carbon […]

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Winski grant highlighted in local media

WABI (Channel 5) and the Maine Campus reported that Dominic Winski, a research assistant professor at the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, received a grant of $137,419 from the National Science Foundation to study a 700-foot ice core harvested in Denali National Park. “The goal of the proposed research is to improve our understanding […]

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