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Photo Credit: Nov 19, 2015
Duke Environmental Leadership Program Announces Leadership Seminar Speakers

By Brenna Thompson, MEM ’17
Nicholas School DEL-MEM Program Assistant


Logging a tropical tree (Photo: Theodora Tran MEM'15) Nov 19, 2015
Dec. 1 Panel Discussion to Feature Four Leading Experts on Biodiversity Conservation

DURHAM, N.C. – Four of the world’s leading experts on biodiversity conservation...

Nov 16, 2015
Duke SNAP to Host Conservation Communication Symposium and Workshop on Nov. 20-21

By Kati Moore, MEM ‘16

DURHAM, N.C. -- On November 20 and 21, the...

Photo Credit:  Bald Head Island, N.C., Amy C. Braun Nov 09, 2015
$350K NSF Grant Funds Study of Coastal Marsh Formation and Resilience

DURHAM, N.C. – The National Science Foundation has awarded $350,000 to a new...

Nov 09, 2015
Why are We More Divided than Ever on Climate Change?

Political Scientist Megan Mullin Explores the Causes.

PUNDITS have reminded us that “...

Nov 09, 2015
ON THE CASE: Lauren Gloekler MEM’13 is Working to Solve the Puzzle of Chemical Exposure

By Tawnee Milko MEM’12

Until the late 1970s, millions of U.S. workers were exposed to...

Nov 09, 2015
For the Love of Birds: Dedicated PhD Students Turn Their Desire to Reduce Bird Deaths Caused by Window Collisions Into a Research Project

by Lisa M. Dellwo

Anyone who lives in a wooded neighborhood is familiar with the problem...

Nov 09, 2015
Our Deepest Roots: Nicholas School’s 25 Years of Success Owes Much to the Three Programs From Which it Formed

By Norman L. Christensen

Twenty-five years ago this past May, an ad hoc Committee on...

Nov 03, 2015
Environmental Historian Paul Sutter to Speak on Nov. 11

DURHAM, N.C. – Paul Sutter, an expert on the history of Southern forest...

Nov 02, 2015
Planting in Clumps Boosts Wetland Restoration Success

DURHAM, N.C. -- When restoring coastal wetlands, it’s long been common practice to leave space...