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Practical Climate Adaptation Research via Michigan Journal of Sustainability

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Related Article Interested in climate adaptation research that’s practical and easy to understand? If so, then log onto the Michigan Journal of Sustainability (MJS), an open-access, peer-reviewed journal founded and managed by a team of sustainability doctoral fellows at the University of Michigan.

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