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 intensive four-day course, “Spatial Models for...

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 receptor linked to human obesity, according to a new...

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

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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.C. – McKenzie Johnson, a 5th year...

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

DURHAM, N.C. -- Scientists have successfully conducted the first high-volume collection of plankton, including...

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 remains of a previously unknown shipwreck more than...