For its annual gift to the graduating class this year, the College of the Environment is partnering with the Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) to help fund two CSF projects at the Center for Urban Horticulture (CUH): planting pollinator habitats to … Continue reading →
Come celebrate the end of classes this Friday, June 3, at the Dead Elk Society’s annual spring party! “Fin de Año” starts at 5 p.m. at the Center for Urban Horticulture Headhouse, which is around the back side of the … Continue reading →
New research from the University of Washington and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds that ocean currents explain why the seawater has stayed at roughly the same temperature while most of the rest of the planet has warmed.
The School of Marine and Environmental Affairs' Neal McMillin explores what it might take for governments, scientists, communities, and other stakeholders to get tidal energy projects off the ground and into the ocean.
Tom Hinckley no doubt kept his much younger graduate students challenged to keep up as he climbed to over 7000′ on Snowshoe Mountain in the North Cascades. It was there he chose to conduct research on the effects of environmental stress on three species of native trees. Hinckley needed that energy as he served both […] Continue reading
Regardless of whether you are an expert birder or just a backyard bird watcher, North Carolina is a must-visit destination state when it comes to feathered fauna. Few others can boast the species richness found here during the course of the year. Over 460 species have been documented to-date with over half that number found breeding here. With the many diver […]
On Seahorse Key, an island on Florida’s Gulf Coast, seabirds used to swoop into the water to pick up fish, and fly away while inadvertently dropping some on the ground for Florida cottonmouth snakes (Agkistrodon conanti) to indulge in. But last spring about 20,000 colonial nesting birds — herons, egrets, ibises, pelicans, cormorants and others — mysteriousl […]