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Photo: Hyco Lake, N.C., a coal ash holding pond.  Credit: Duke University (Vengosh’s lab) Sep 02, 2015
Radioactive Contaminants Found in Coal Ash

Note to editors: Avner Vengosh can be reached for additional comment at (919) 681-8050 or...

Photo: Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons Sep 01, 2015
New International Standards Needed to Manage Ocean Noise

Note to editors: Doug Nowacek can be reached for additional comment at (252) 504-7566 or...

Drought-induced tree death in the Southern Appalachians (Photo: Duke University) Aug 19, 2015
Drought Implicated in Slow Death of Trees in Southeastern Forests

Note to editors: Aaron Berdanier can be reached for additional comment at (919) 613-8124...

A senseFly eBee unmanned aerial vehicle soars (UAV) over the coast in a training flight. Photo credit: Scott Taylor Aug 17, 2015
Marine Lab Takes to The Air with Drones

Note to editors: David Johnston can be reached for additional comment at (252) 646-1007...

PhD students Yajaun Lin and Alyse Larkin Aug 13, 2015
New Duke-Led Consortium to Focus on Creating Food and Fuel from Algae

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

August 13,...

Community Cleanup (Shutterstock) Aug 06, 2015
Duke to Offer Short Courses on Environmental Communications for Working Professionals

DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke Environmental Leadership (DEL) Program is offering two online short...

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...

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