Environment

  1. Chesapeake Bay dead zone smaller than in recent years October 28, 2020
  2. Mythbusting: 5 common misperceptions surrounding the environmental impacts of single-use plastics October 26, 2020
  3. Light pollution alters predator-prey interactions between cougars and mule deer in western US October 19, 2020
  4. More than 1.3 million jobs, $82 billion in wages directly tied to Great Lakes October 13, 2020
  5. A table for 12, six feet apart: U-M architects reimagine outdoor courtyard October 5, 2020
  6. U-M survey finds interest among communities in sustainability, energy collaborations September 30, 2020
  7. Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat September 21, 2020
  8. Western wildfires: U-M experts available to comment September 11, 2020
  9. More than $5M to improve solar storm forecasts September 1, 2020
  10. Hurricane Laura: U-M experts available to comment August 26, 2020
  11. Staying green during a pandemic: U-M dining halls to feature compostable takeout containers August 26, 2020
  12. How cold was the ice age? Researchers now know August 26, 2020
  13. Plastics, waste and recycling: It’s not just a packaging problem August 25, 2020
  14. Global forest restoration and the importance of empowering local communities August 24, 2020
  15. Magnitude-3.2 western Lake Erie earthquake: U-M experts available August 22, 2020
  16. North American cold-climate forests are already absorbing less carbon, study shows August 17, 2020
  17. Fragmented forests: Tree cover, urban sprawl both increased in Southeast Michigan over the past 30 years August 10, 2020
  18. Homes of wealthy Americans have carbon footprints 25% higher than lower-income residences July 20, 2020
  19. Michigan coyotes: What’s for dinner depends on what the neighbors are having July 20, 2020
  20. Simultaneous, reinforcing policy failures led to Flint water crisis, providing lessons during pandemic July 13, 2020