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CAIRES Mission

The Center for Adaptive Innovation, Resilience, Ethics and Science advances sustainability science, values, practices and policies through interdisciplinary research and partnering. It develops innovative scholarship, programs, and products that further environmental conservation, social empowerment, resilient communities, and responsible entrepreneurship. By wedding creativity to ethics, systems thinking, and collaborative enterprise, CAIRES develops sustainable solutions that benefit people and planet. Learn More



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