RISE Symposium to Highlight Range Research
The symposium continues a legacy of student engagement and research collaborations based on 114 years of data from the Santa Rita Experimental Range and 64 years of research on the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed.
ENR2 Goes Platinum, Gains Highest LEED Certification
ENR2, the hummingbird haven that captured international attention when it debuted in 2015, is now LEED platinum certified by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Students: Use the Green Course, Green Degree, and Green Engagement Guides to Jump Start the Year!
IE has streamlined the process by allowing students to explore the unlimited number of opportunities to become involved both on and off campus all in one place. Utilize the green guides to make a difference in sustainability efforts and the environment during your college years and beyond.
Lake Tanganyika Fisheries Declining From Global Warming
The new finding shows that overfishing is not the sole reason for the decline in the lake’s fisheries, says study leader Andrew Cohen, a UA geoscientist.
UA Part of 'A-Team' to Reduce Climate Change Extinctions
An international team of researchers is enlisting supercomputing to help better predict where plants and animals might end up under the effects of climate change. The project will model climate change-related shifts of species and ecosystems to suggest placement of protected areas for the future.
New Information From Watching a Forest Breathe
Using highly sensitive isotope analysis, a UA-led research team has obtained detailed measurements of carbon exchange in a temperate forest.
When Community Calls
When questions began pouring in after the Gold King Mine spill in Colorado in November 2015, Karletta Chief was there to find answers. A member of the Navajo Nation and UA an extension specialist, Chief was awarded more than $1 million to collect samples from the Animas River, which was flooded with more than three million gallons of toxic waste. Chief and her team will monitor the long-term effects on the Navajo farming families that depend on the river for irrigation.
UA Student Named a National Geographic Emerging Explorer
Half a world away, in her native Zambia, UA graduate student and lion biologist Thandiwe Mweetwa is helping preserve the country’s population of big cats. In a nod to her work, the National Geographic Society selected her to be part of its 2016 class of Emerging Explorers, a program that recognizes gifted and inspiring scientists, conservationists, and innovators who are at the forefront of discovery and global problem solving.