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...

Apr 13, 2015
In Oosting Lecture, John Terborgh Asks: Which Processes Have Most Effect on Species Diversity: Top-down or Bottom-up?

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

DURHAM, N.C. – Renowned tropical ecologist John...

Apr 13, 2015
“Good Things Await” Wins Nicholas School Environmental Award at Full Frame Film Festival

DURHAM, N.C. – “Good Things Await,” a Danish film about an octogenarian farmer’s lifelong battle to preserve a rare breed of...

Apr 08, 2015
Biodiversity Days With E.O. Wilson To Be Held April 23-25

DURHAM, N.C. – Biologist E.O. Wilson, one of the century’s most influential and widely cited scientists, will present a free...