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

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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 $798,000 grant from the National Science...

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-year project to protect biodiversity in the Amazon-...

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 Duke University-led team of scientists to fund...

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 Environment’s Rising TIDE (Training for Inclusion...

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 received a $995,000 grant from the U.S. Department of...