Publications & Results

Publications and outcomes from on-going and completed projects.
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Seeking Cures for North Korea’s Environmental Ills Mar 23, 2012

 

Margaret Palmer got a firsthand look earlier this month at a looming ecological catastrophe that few other scientists have witnessed. On a rare foray into North Korea’s countryside, Palmer, director of the University of Maryland’s National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Annapolis, saw a landscape of wasted soil and rivers choked with silt from erosion. “Farmers were working the land right down to the water’s edge,” she says.

 

Socioenvironmental Sustainability and Actionable Science Jan 15, 2012

As we have defined it, actionable refers to scholarship with the potential to inform decisions (government, business, and household), improve the design or implementation of public policies, influence public or private sector strategies, planning and behaviors that affect the environment.

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