As Groundwater Depletes, Arid American West is Moving EastFebruary 12, 2020
Loss of groundwater may accelerate drying trends in the eastern United States, according to research that applied supercomputing to create an in-depth model of how groundwater will respond to warming.
Study: One-Third of Plant and Animal Species Could be Gone in 50 YearsFebruary 11, 2020
University of Arizona researchers studied recent extinctions from climate change to estimate the loss of plant and animal species by 2070. Their results suggest that as many as one in three species could face extinction unless warming is reduced.
Researchers: Synthetic Chemicals in Soils are 'Ticking Time Bomb'February 10, 2020
Synthetic chemicals that were released into the environment for the first time 80 years ago have been linked to harmful health effects, and more of them are migrating slowly from the soil, according to University of Arizona research.
Researchers to Study Viability of Vertically Farming Leafy GreensFebruary 10, 2020
As the global population is projected to reach nearly 10 billion by the year 2050, the demand to sustainably produce healthy, affordable fruits and vegetables is more pressing than ever.