Center for Island Sustainability
Biology student discovers new algae species in Micronesia
G3 Community Garden to provide education and inspiration for healthy and sustainable living
UOG receives national award for sustainability leadership of Guam Green Growth
No Poverty, Zero Hunger: 12 village mayors earn first two G3 Commitment badges
G3 Conservation Corps helps plant more than 2,000 trees to prevent erosion
10 high schoolers complete UOG’s STEM-focused summer program
CIS talks recycling plastic into construction materials
In the News: CIS director updates on Guam's sustainable development initiatives
Guam Green Growth invites volunteers to weekly roadside cleanups
Sustainability director authors book chapter on Prutehi Litekyan social movement
Sustainability ensures that the needs of the current generation are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. The University of Guam Center for Island Sustainability (CIS) was established in 2009 to lead and support the transition of our island region toward a sustainable future. CIS has since become a focal institute in our region for conducting sustainability- related research and community outreach, in cooperation and coordination with other appropriate government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and community groups to help meet island needs in the broader areas of environment, economy, society, and education.
The UOG Center for Island Sustainability leads and supports the transition of our island region toward a sustainable future.
CIS provides expertise and serves as an honest broker of information on an array of sustainability issues for Guam and Micronesia. The center’s team develops watershed restoration technologies; surveys island biodiversity; conducts coral reef educational outreach; provides energy audits for small businesses; coordinates recycling efforts; and builds local capacity in the marine and environmental sciences, among other projects. CIS encourages action on sustainability to decrease reliance on imports, improve energy independence, and increase food security, in order to reduce the export of money and build a thriving local economy that is more resilient to disasters and global changes.
Britney Sison, a biology and chemistry major, has discovered five potentially undocumented diatoms in mud from various Micronesian Islands.
The garden will be a place where residents can learn, volunteer, and gain inspiration for sustainable living.
The University of Guam is one of 11 universities to win a 2021 Excellence and Innovation Award.
The UOG-facilitated badge program recognizes commitment to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.
The corps members helped prep the land for 200 volunteers to plant trees in Malesso’.
UOG Center for Island Sustainability
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