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.
Marine and Environmental Sciences
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.
Two Marine and Environmental Sciences professors are featured in Men’s Journal.
Brian Helmuth’s work was recently featured in International innovation.
Northeastern researchers are teaming up with Jacques Cousteau’s grandson to reignite the famous oceanographer’s singular vision.
Dr. Edward B. Barbier’s main expertise is natural resource and development economics as well as the interface between economics and ecology.
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.
Biology and environmental science student Clint Valentine is always searching for his next big adventure.
Matt Hall, @kwinkunks, is a geologist turned geophysicist with Agile*. He was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 16.
Social insects such as ants, termites, and some bees and wasps live in a sort of eternal “airplane environment.”