Environment

  1. Magnitude-3.2 western Lake Erie earthquake: U-M experts available August 22, 2020
  2. North American cold-climate forests are already absorbing less carbon, study shows August 17, 2020
  3. Fragmented forests: Tree cover, urban sprawl both increased in Southeast Michigan over the past 30 years August 10, 2020
  4. Homes of wealthy Americans have carbon footprints 25% higher than lower-income residences July 20, 2020
  5. Michigan coyotes: What’s for dinner depends on what the neighbors are having July 20, 2020
  6. Simultaneous, reinforcing policy failures led to Flint water crisis, providing lessons during pandemic July 13, 2020
  7. Moderate summer harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie July 9, 2020
  8. U-M’s Advanced Transportation Hub announces funding to 8 promising mobility projects July 8, 2020
  9. Climate warming increases Asian carp threat to Lake Michigan by offsetting quagga mussel ‘ecological barrier’ July 7, 2020
  10. Tiny brains, big surprise: Eavesdropping wasps gain insights about fighting abilities of potential rivals June 25, 2020
  11. Slightly smaller-than-average 2020 ‘dead zone’ predicted for Chesapeake Bay June 17, 2020
  12. Carbon emission from permafrost soils underestimated by 14% June 15, 2020
  13. Large ‘dead zone’ expected for Gulf of Mexico June 3, 2020
  14. PFAS exposure may lead to early menopause in women June 3, 2020
  15. Secondary teachers invited to apply for summer sustainability fellowship May 29, 2020
  16. Past is prologue: Genetic ‘memory’ of ancestral environments helps organisms readapt May 22, 2020
  17. Midland dam failures, flooding and evacuations: U-M experts available May 20, 2020
  18. But it’s a dry heat: Climate change and the aridification of North America May 19, 2020
  19. Some of the latest climate models provide unrealistically high projections of future warming April 30, 2020
  20. Cutting animal-based foods in US diet by half could prevent 1.6 billion tons of GHG emissions by 2030 April 30, 2020