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 asbestos mineral fibers once widely used in...

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 of birds flying into windows. This most likely...

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 Environmental Programs presented its ndings to 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 Duke University-led initiative that aims to help...

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 conservation, will present a free public talk, “The...

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 between new plants to prevent overcrowding and...