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Oct 20, 2014
NEW TRACERS CAN IDENTIFY FRACKING FLUIDS IN THE ENVIRONMENT

Note: Avner Vengosh is available for additional comment at (919) 681-8050 or...

Black Faces, White Spaces cover, UNC Press Oct 15, 2014
Free Talk on Oct. 30 to Examine Environmental Disconnect Between “Black Faces, White Spaces”

DURHAM, N.C. – Author and educator Carolyn Finney will discuss her new book, “Black Face, White...

Photo Credit:  Three Gorges Dam, China (Le Grand Portage) Oct 14, 2014
Duke Creates New Executive Education Program for Chinese Water Engineers

Durham, N.C. – The Duke Environmental Leadership (DEL) Executive Education Program has created...

Photo:  Chris Stankis Sep 30, 2014
Pollution Linked to Lethal Sea Turtle Tumors

By Kati Moore, MEM ‘16
Nicholas School Communications Student Assistant

Note to...

Sep 26, 2014
New Undergrad Program Aims to Spur Collaboration with HBCUs on Environmental Justice

DURHAM, N.C. – Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College, will visit...

goat eating phrag Sep 25, 2014
Goats Better Than Chemicals For Curbing Invasive Marsh Grass

Note to Editors: Brian R. Silliman is available for additional comment at (252) 504-7635...

Sep 23, 2014
Water-Quality Trading Can Reduce River Pollution

DURHAM, N.C. -- Allowing polluters to buy, sell or trade water-quality credits...

Sep 15, 2014
Contaminated Water in Two States Linked to Faulty Shale Gas Wells

Note: Thomas Darrah is available for additional comment at (614) 688-2132 or...

Sep 12, 2014
New $798K Grant Funds Study of Marine Microorganisms’ Response to Ocean Acidification

DURHAM, N.C. – Researchers at the Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort, N.C., have received a...

Sep 11, 2014
$4.43M Geo-Genomics Initiative Aims to Shed Light on Tropical Biodiversity

DURHAM, N.C. – Scientists from North and South America have joined forces in an ambitious five-...

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