Environment

  1. Mythbusting: 5 common misperceptions surrounding the environmental impacts of single-use plastics October 26, 2020
  2. Light pollution alters predator-prey interactions between cougars and mule deer in western US October 19, 2020
  3. More than 1.3 million jobs, $82 billion in wages directly tied to Great Lakes October 13, 2020
  4. A table for 12, six feet apart: U-M architects reimagine outdoor courtyard October 5, 2020
  5. U-M survey finds interest among communities in sustainability, energy collaborations September 30, 2020
  6. Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat September 21, 2020
  7. Western wildfires: U-M experts available to comment September 11, 2020
  8. More than $5M to improve solar storm forecasts September 1, 2020
  9. Hurricane Laura: U-M experts available to comment August 26, 2020
  10. Staying green during a pandemic: U-M dining halls to feature compostable takeout containers August 26, 2020
  11. How cold was the ice age? Researchers now know August 26, 2020
  12. Plastics, waste and recycling: It’s not just a packaging problem August 25, 2020
  13. Global forest restoration and the importance of empowering local communities August 24, 2020
  14. Magnitude-3.2 western Lake Erie earthquake: U-M experts available August 22, 2020
  15. North American cold-climate forests are already absorbing less carbon, study shows August 17, 2020
  16. Fragmented forests: Tree cover, urban sprawl both increased in Southeast Michigan over the past 30 years August 10, 2020
  17. Homes of wealthy Americans have carbon footprints 25% higher than lower-income residences July 20, 2020
  18. Michigan coyotes: What’s for dinner depends on what the neighbors are having July 20, 2020
  19. Simultaneous, reinforcing policy failures led to Flint water crisis, providing lessons during pandemic July 13, 2020
  20. Moderate summer harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie July 9, 2020