The two-week U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change ended in Paris on Saturday with nearly 200 nations agreeing on a plan to combat climate change. Here, Professor Brian Helmuth discusses the good, the remaining challenges, and the future of this historic accord.
Students and others on campus are reflecting on Snowmageddon and bracing for the coming winter. Professor Brian Helmuth shares with them a bit about what climate changes means for our local climate.
New assistant professor Kathleen Lotterhos of Northeastern’s Marine Science Center uncovers clues to environmental sustainability by using genetic analyses to study species from pine trees to Pacific rockfish.
Professor Joe Ayers talks with TechEmergence about how autonomous underwater vehicles are using artificial intelligence to tackle unique societal issues.
What happens when a drought in Florida estuaries causes a rise in the salt levels in water? Fewer wild oysters appear on restaurant menus, for starters.
Professor Brian Helmuth weighs in on climate change.
marine science expert Brian Helmuth explains how barnacles on a recently discovered fragment of an airplane wing could help investigators determine if the debris came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Does mass consumption of the briny, melt-in-your mouth mollusks pose a danger to our coastal ecosystems? It depends on where you get your oysters from, say David Kimbro and Jonathan Grabowski, ecology experts at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center.
Northeastern’s co-op program extends far and wide – undergraduate Eva Hayes has been working on co-op at the Bimini Sharklab since March.
Mark Patterson is discussing Aquaman at a Comic-Con panel today. But yesterday he attended the pop-culture convention in a coral polyp costume, raising awareness about the dangers of microplastics in the ocean and Northeastern’s research to address the problem.