Environment

  1. Roads pose significant threat to bee movement and flower pollination, U-M study shows May 11, 2021
  2. Shutdown of pipelines in Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac: U-M experts can comment May 10, 2021
  3. Truck noise in Southwest Detroit adds to public health concerns May 4, 2021
  4. 17-year cicadas and tree damage: U-M Botanical Gardens expert on what to expect from Brood X bugs May 3, 2021
  5. U-M task force launches with aim to help corporations act responsibly in politics and beyond April 29, 2021
  6. U-M biologist eager for arrival of Brood X cicadas, the sixth emergence of these noisy 17-year bugs in his lifetime April 23, 2021
  7. Biden climate pledge: U-M experts available to comment April 22, 2021
  8. Scrap to sustainable sheet metal: A $2M effort to overhaul automotive recycling April 20, 2021
  9. Water scarcity footprint reveals impacts of individual dietary choices in US April 15, 2021
  10. Private sector action may be linchpin to conservative support on climate change April 12, 2021
  11. U-M discontinues investments in the largest contributors to greenhouse gases March 25, 2021
  12. U-M carbon neutrality commission submits final recommendations March 18, 2021
  13. New crowdsourced project to digitize Michigan lake and fish records, looking for climate trends March 17, 2021
  14. Toxic Substances Control Act: U-M researcher discusses March 15, 2021
  15. U-M to host 18th Peter M. Wege Lecture featuring a conversation with Naomi Klein about the climate crisis March 3, 2021
  16. Indian agriculture: Groundwater depletion could reduce winter cropped acreage significantly in years ahead February 24, 2021
  17. U-M Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program awards $1.75M in grants to seven research projects February 19, 2021
  18. Release of nutrients from lake-bottom sediments worsens Lake Erie’s annual ‘dead zone,’ could intensify as climate warms February 19, 2021
  19. Biodiversity protects bee communities from disease, U-M study concludes February 12, 2021
  20. Fractured Indian glacier triggers flash flood: U-M experts available to discuss February 9, 2021