Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge (Photo Credit: Steve Hillebrand) May 11, 2015
Carbon Emissions from Peatlands May Be Less Than Expected

Note to Editors: Curtis J. Richardson is available for additional comment at (919) 613-8006 or

May 08, 2015
Marine Lab Weather Update -- Ana

The Duke Marine Lab Emergency Management Team is monitoring Subtropical Storm Ana.  Based on the current National...

May 07, 2015
Klein Recognized with Endowment in Her Honor

DURHAM, N.C. – Emily M. Klein, professor of earth sciences at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, has been...

Some of Baja’s fishing communities target more than 90 marine species in a given year, many of them associated with rocky reef ecosystems. (Image: Octavio Aburto-Oropeza/UC-San Diego) Apr 28, 2015
Researchers Assess Sustainability in Baja Fisheries

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — In 2009, the year she won the Nobel Prize for economics, Elinor Ostrom proposed a framework to integrate...

NASA image by Robert Simmon, based on data from the Goddard Institute for Space Studies Apr 21, 2015
Global Warming More Moderate Than Worst-Case Models

NOTE to Editors: Patrick Brown is available for additional comment at (612) 723-1602 or patrick.brown@duke...

Photo courtesy Scottee Cantrell Apr 16, 2015
Study on Water Resources Risks from Shale Gas Development Named One of ES&T’s Best Papers

DURHAM, N.C. – A Duke University-led study that provided the first comprehensive review of the potential risks to water resources...