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Recent News

Sustainability Happens All Over Campus – Here's a Map to Prove It

February 18, 2019

The recently updated UA Sustainability Map, which plots sustainability-related work on campus, has three new layers with information about the people, events, and news related to each project. The map's creators hope it becomes a go-to resource for data on campus sustainability.

Seeing the Forest Through the Lidar Lens

February 12, 2019

A team of ecologists used lidar technology to scan the leaf canopy of an Amazon forest and found that trees responded to drought in some surprising ways.

UA Scores 'Most-Improved' Win in Zero-Waste Challenge

February 5, 2019

A campuswide sustainability effort diverted more than 45 percent of waste from landfills during the Wildcats' "Zero-Waste" football game, more than doubling the UA's amount of waste diversion in 2017.

Building Connections Between Plants and Art

February 4, 2019

The Botanical Relations exhibit, now offered at the University of Arizona Museum of Art, combines botany and art to explore plant life and how we interpret plants through unique lenses.