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PhD Position on Cultural Adaptation to Climate Change

PhD Position on Cultural Adaptation to Climate Change. Application details attached. Continue reading

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Studying Cultural Adaptation to Climate Change

A team at UMaine and the University of Vermont has just been awarded a $4 million dollar grant to study climate adaptation in using data science tools. As part of the project, Dr. Waring will lead development of cultural evolution … Continue reading

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Food club simulation fits purchasing data with accuracy

Model simulating the club membership as a result of success in cooperative behavior between members. Fitting the model to club membership data over time reveals high accuracy. Continue reading

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Are COVID-19 environmental improvements permanent?

During the pandemic societies are re-thinking how they do things. Some of the changes also have environmental benefits. But will those benefits last? Continue reading

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Pricing Nature Reduces Monetary Support for Conservation

Great work by my former student, and now assistant professor Sandra Goff shows that people will contribute LESS to conserving nature if they are told that nature has a price. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921800916313672 Implication: Don’t put a price tag on natural systems … Continue reading

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