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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-...

Sep 11, 2014
New NSF Grant Will Fund Study on Environmental Impacts of Frac Fluids

DURHAM, N.C. – The National Science Foundation has awarded a $258,000, three-year grant to a...

Rising Tide 2013 Certificate Ceremony (Duke Photography) Sep 08, 2014
23 Students to Take Part in Rising TIDE Program in Diversity and Inclusiveness

DURHAM, N.C. – Twenty-three students have been selected to take in the Nicholas School of the...

Peat Bog, Wikipedia Commons Sep 02, 2014
New Research Grant Will Support Study of Carbon Cycling in Peatlands

DURHAM, N.C. – Curtis J. Richardson, director of the Duke University Wetland Center, has...