environment

Jul 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Rapid Cloud Clearing Phenomenon Could Provide Another Piece of Climate Puzzle

Rapid and dramatic clearing of low cloud cover off the southwest coast of Africa could help climatologists understand how clouds affect Earth’s heating and cooling.

May 23, 2018  |  The Abstract

How Frequent Hurricanes Change Estuarial Ecosystems

Increased hurricane frequency can lead to increased algal blooms, fish kills and dead zones in estuaries.

Apr 27, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

City Fish Evolve Different Body Forms Than Country Fish

Some stream fish evolve sleek body shapes in urbanized waters, while others become less streamlined. Biologist Brian Langerhans examines the body shape disparities between city and rural fish.

Nov 8, 2017  |  The Abstract

“Space” Invader – Invasive Marine Fouling Species Crowds Out Natives

An invasive species of tunicate known as Clavelina oblonga crowds out and overgrows other marine fouling species and reduces biodiversity.

Oct 12, 2017  |  The Abstract

Tracing Subglacial Water Storage

Some 70 percent of the world’s population consumes water that has glacial input, so it’s important to understand how these icy giants operate.

Aug 2, 2017  |  The Abstract

Recommending a New Approach for the EPA on Low-Dose Endocrine Effects: Q&A With David Dorman

Committee provides strategies to EPA for evaluating low-dose effects of endocrine-active chemicals on human health.

Jun 13, 2017

Monarch Revival

Milkweed planted on Lonnie Poole Golf Course should help struggling monarch butterfly populations.

Feb 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Invasive and Native Marsh Grasses May Provide Similar Benefits to Protected Wetlands

An invasive species of marsh grass may provide similar benefits to protected wetlands as native marsh grasses.

Oct 5, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Urban Warming Slows Tree Growth, Photosynthesis

New research finds that urban warming reduces growth and photosynthesis in city trees. The researchers found that insect pests are part of the problem, but that heat itself plays a more significant role.

Sep 29, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Food Additive Key to Environmentally Friendly, Efficient, Plastic Solar Cells

A common food additive helps researchers create a solar cell that can be manufactured without using environmentally hazardous chemicals.