Environment

  1. Tiny brains, big surprise: Eavesdropping wasps gain insights about fighting abilities of potential rivals June 25, 2020
  2. Slightly smaller-than-average 2020 ‘dead zone’ predicted for Chesapeake Bay June 17, 2020
  3. Carbon emission from permafrost soils underestimated by 14% June 15, 2020
  4. Large ‘dead zone’ expected for Gulf of Mexico June 3, 2020
  5. PFAS exposure may lead to early menopause in women June 3, 2020
  6. Secondary teachers invited to apply for summer sustainability fellowship May 29, 2020
  7. Past is prologue: Genetic ‘memory’ of ancestral environments helps organisms readapt May 22, 2020
  8. Midland dam failures, flooding and evacuations: U-M experts available May 20, 2020
  9. But it’s a dry heat: Climate change and the aridification of North America May 19, 2020
  10. Some of the latest climate models provide unrealistically high projections of future warming April 30, 2020
  11. Cutting animal-based foods in US diet by half could prevent 1.6 billion tons of GHG emissions by 2030 April 30, 2020
  12. Thousands of miles of planned Asian roads threaten the heart of tiger habitat April 29, 2020
  13. Local farms, stores fill gap for groceries April 29, 2020
  14. Earth Day @ 50: Insights from a pandemic April 16, 2020
  15. Offshore oil and gas platforms release more methane than previously estimated April 14, 2020
  16. MaryCarol Hunter: Feeling stressed? Take a ‘nature pill’ April 8, 2020
  17. Study shows potential for using fiber-optic networks to assess ground motions during earthquakes March 31, 2020
  18. David Hutton: Affordable, safe drinking water for all Michiganders essential to slow spread of COVID-19: U-M experts March 30, 2020
  19. Where lions roam: West African big cats show no preference between national parks, hunting zones March 30, 2020
  20. A sewage surveillance effort to track COVID-19 March 26, 2020