Think and Do

Oct 11, 2018

Wild Suburbia: More Mammals Than Expected Live Near People

Bobcats, coyotes, oh my: Camera trap images show that it's a jungle out there in the suburbs.

Aug 28, 2018

Leading a Global Conversation on Deforestation Through Remote Sensing

Remote sensing is unveiling new views of Earth’s surface and fostering an interdisciplinary project between Drs. Josh Gray and Erin Sills to help us better understand and track deforestation and promote more sustainably managed tropical forests.

Aug 28, 2018

New Program to Fuel Bioeconomy Launches

What do Reebok shoes, fuel and disposable forks have in common? All can be made from biorenewable sources instead of petroleum. This fall, we're welcoming undergraduate students and teachers as part of a new program to promote the bioproducts industry.

Aug 27, 2018

Sick and Tired? There’s an App for That

Dr. Jason Bocarro and partners working in public health and wellbeing are testing a revolutionary new app that communicates with patients and helps them fill park prescriptions for a more healthy lifestyle.

Jul 30, 2018

What’s in Your Laundry?

Dr. Richard Venditti has partnered with Cotton Incorporated and the Australian government's Cotton Research and Development Corporation to discover what happens to small particles of cotton, polyester, rayon and blends that are released during the washing of our clothes.

Jul 2, 2018

How Changes in Water Quality Today Impact Sustainability Tomorrow

Dr. Marcelo Ardón aims to understand the human and natural processes influencing salinization of surface waters and its impact on farmlands, water sources, forestry plantations and other coastal resources.

Jun 13, 2018

Environmental Assessment Now Offering Graduate Courses on Renewable Energy Development

Learn more about our new classes: Renewable Energy Policy and Economics; and PV Design and Installation.

May 17, 2018

How citizen science and open-source tech can create change

Caren Cooper, Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Professor, discusses the impact of citizen science in a recent Red Hat documentary.

May 12, 2018

Student Leads Effort to Boost Recycling At D.H. Hill Library

Environmental Sciences major Kyra Levau spends enough time at D.H. Hill Library to know where the trash cans are  ‒  and are not.

Jan 29, 2018

The 3 E’s of Developing a Bioproducts and Bioenergy Pipeline: Education, Economics and Excitement

Faculty from the College of Natural Resources and the College of Education team up to prepare students in eastern North Carolina for future careers in the bioproducts and bioenergy industries.