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Arizona State University and the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability are working to advance all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Our researchers are conducting use-inspired research, developing practical solutions to pressing social, economic and environmental challenges of sustainability across the globe.
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When roundworms lose, carbon emissions rise

When roundworms lose, carbon emissions rise

Soil food webs play a key role in supporting grassland ecosystems, which cover about one-quarter of the land on Earth. Climate change poses a threat to these environments, partly because of the uncertainty of extremes in rainfall, which is projected to increase. To learn more about the effects of these extreme events, a team of soil...

Refugees in Uganda learn agribusiness through online initiative

Refugees in Uganda learn agribusiness through online initiative

A group of 30 people who live in a refugee settlement in Uganda are the first to take the online Agribusiness 250 course through Education for Humanity, an initiative of Arizona State University that is offering higher education to refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Uganda and Rwanda. Education for Humanity is managed by EdPlus, the...

ASU experts creating solutions and mitigation strategies for extreme heat dangers

ASU experts creating solutions and mitigation strategies for extreme heat dangers

In recognition of Arizona Heat Awareness Week May 27 through May 31, ASU Now is highlighting a slew of projects and initiatives that are expanding our understanding and capabilities as they concern the inescapable environmental reality of scorching temperatures. The article, "Summer in the City," highlights the work of several senior sustainability scientists and fellows:...

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