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September 29, 2021
SIU professor contributes to congressional climate change report - Tim Crosby
Associate Prof. Kofi Akamani Kofi Akamani, associate professor in the School of Agricultural Sciences, will help write a chapter on ecosystems for the Fifth National Climate Assessment. The report evaluates the impacts of climate change on human and natural systems in the United States and is the government’s premier report on climate change impacts, risks and adaptation across the nation. (Photo by Russell Bailey)

September 16, 2021
SIU’s 24-hour BioBlitz yields 300 plant and animal species on campus - Tim Crosby
Brent Pease and Elaine Metz A 24-hour BioBlitz, the first one held among the campus community at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, found more than 300 species of flora and fauna living in the area.

May 03, 2021
First phase of SIU’s premier multipurpose trail system opens to public - Christi Mathis
Bike Trails Years of planning. Countless hours of hard work. And now, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Multiuse Trail System may be destined to become one of the Midwest’s premier mountain biking parks.

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