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Sample of GIS spatial modeling for distance sampling data (courtesy DEL) Jul 28, 2015
Duke to Offer New Short Course on Spatial Models for Distance-Sampling Data

DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke Environmental Leadership (DEL) Program will offer an...

Photo courtesy Wikipedia Commons Jul 27, 2015
Chemicals in House Dust May Trigger Receptor Linked to Obesity

DURHAM, N.C. – Some chemicals commonly found in house dust may trigger a key...

Photo courtesy of USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Jul 26, 2015
Adding Organic Matter to Restored Wetlands Has Limited Impact on GHG Emissions

Note to editors: Curtis Richardson can be reached for additional comment at (919) 613-...

Johnson getting permission from traditional authorities to work in a community in Ghana. (Photo courtesy of McKenzie Johnson) Jul 22, 2015
New Fellowships Support PhD Student McKenzie Johnson’s Research on Environmental Governance

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

DURHAM, N...

Photo Credit:  Woods Hole Oceanagraphic Institute Jul 17, 2015
Centuries-Old Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina

DURHAM, N.C. -- Scanning sonar from a scientific expedition has revealed the...

Jul 17, 2015
PlankZooka Larval Sampler May Revolutionize Deep-Ocean Research

DURHAM, N.C. -- Scientists have successfully conducted the first...

Jul 14, 2015
Nowacek Testifies Before Congress on Impacts of Seismic Activity on Marine Life

DURHAM, N.C. – Douglas Nowacek, Repass-Rodgers University Associate Professor...

Avner Vengosh Jul 13, 2015
Avner Vengosh Elected Fellow of the Geological Society of America

DURHAM, N.C. – Avner Vengosh, professor of geochemistry and water quality at...

Photo Credit: Ari Freidlaender Jul 12, 2015
Recovery of Once-Endangered Marine Species Spurs New Conservation Challenges

Editors’ Note: Joe Roman is available for additional comment at...

Jun 16, 2015
Zero-Deforestation Commitments Could Cut Indonesia’s Palm Oil GHG Emissions by a Third

Editor’s note: Kemen Austin is available for additional comment at +62 812 9809 9519 or...

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