Greenland shark expedition returns with new data and spectacular footage
Jun 21, 2017
An international team of physiologists including The University of Manchester's Dr Holly Shiels has returned from Greenland, where they battled storms and icebergs to study one of the world's most mysterious sharks.
From brook trout to walleyes, warming waters to play havoc with fisheries
Jun 06, 2017
A few degrees, on average, can make a huge difference in lakes and streams as aquatic species struggle to compete and in some cases survive, and that's why a warming climate is of concern to fisheries managers.
Phase transitions of rice farmers may offer insight into managing natural resources
May 30, 2017 feature
(Phys.org)—The Balinese subak is a self-organized agrarian society on the island of Bali in Indonesia, whose members must share a limited amount of water for irrigation and rice production. Some of the farmers share the ...
New study finds $1m-per-mile economic impact of TVA reservoirs
May 24, 2017
Memorial Day Weekend is heralded the nation over as the unofficial start to summer. Schools have dismissed for the academic year, or soon will. The weather has warmed, and outdoor recreation will soon peak. So, it's timely ...
West African girls show the way in Senegal tech battle
May 21, 2017
West African schoolgirls, some not yet teenagers, have taken a starring role at an engineering competition in Senegal, busting stereotypes with robotics expertise and innovative projects for their communities.
Research reveals globe-trotting history of sika deer
May 09, 2017
On first glance, Yakushima Island in Japan and Dorchester County, Maryland, wouldn't appear to have a lot in common, but a closer ecological look reveals one stark similarity: both are home to populations of sika deer.
35-year South Carolina alligator study uncovers mysteries about growth and reproduction
May 03, 2017
Research by wildlife biologists from Clemson University and the Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center near Georgetown is shattering conventional scientific understanding about American alligator growth and reproduction.
BP oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to natural resources, scientists find
Apr 20, 2017
The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to the natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists recently found after a six-year study of the impact of the largest oil spill in U.S. ...
UNH helps lead the way for campuses to measure their nitrogen footprints
Apr 18, 2017
Sustainability leadership efforts at the University of New Hampshire have contributed to a groundbreaking initiative to measure and reduce the nitrogen footprint left behind by campus activities like food waste and energy ...
Researchers investigating status of goldenseal in Pennsylvania
Apr 03, 2017
Funded by a $50,000 grant from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are conducting an 18-month study of the forest herb goldenseal (Hydrastis ...