Marine and Environmental Sciences

The global water crisis

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Less than 0.1 per­cent of the planet’s water is avail­able for safe use, and chal­lenges cen­tered on H2O form the nexus of some of society’s most pressing envi­ron­mental issues.

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Lobsters hide from cod, not the other way around

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If you think you are about to become the victim of an attack, police say one way to potentially protect yourself is to hide. In the lobster world, the same goes. Lobsters hide from their predators.

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We’re heading underwater

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Two Marine and Environmental Sciences professors are featured in Men’s Journal.

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Communicating climate change

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Brian Helmuth’s work was recently featured in International innovation.

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Researchers ready for historic aquatic ‘Mission’

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North­eastern researchers are teaming up with Jacques Cousteau’s grandson to reignite the famous oceanographer’s sin­gular vision.

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UCSI presents Dr. Edward B. Barbier

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Dr. Edward B. Barbier’s main expertise is natural resource and development economics as well as the interface between economics and ecology.

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Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences, Podcasts

Making science relatable through journalism

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Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato is a science journalist who writes for such outlets as National Geographic, Everyday Health, and Scientific American. She was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.

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Posted in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Linguistics, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology

Research in the Rockies

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Biology and environmental science student Clint Valen­tine is always searching for his next big adven­ture.

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Petroleum, Fracking, and Geophysics – Crunching Digital Data

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Matt Hall, @kwinkunks, is a geologist turned geophysicist with Agile*. He was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 16.

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Posted in Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Physics

Social insects put the ‘I’ in team to fight disease

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Social insects such as ants, ter­mites, and some bees and wasps live in a sort of eternal “air­plane envi­ron­ment.”

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