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Tibetan pastoralist herding yaks

‘Choosing’ to leave high-altitude Tibetan homes?

Oct. 24, 2023

Recent research by CU Boulder geographer Emily Yeh studies the difference between consent and coercion in ‘voluntary’ resettlement of pastoralists in Tibet’s Nagchu region.

Colorado mountains

What does carbon offset actually mean for U.S. forests?

Sept. 6, 2023

CU Boulder study shows that 96% of all carbon offset credits from U.S. forestry projects were issued for improved forest management practices, not tree planting or forest protection.


Are sunflowers Colorado’s best hedge against climate change?

July 11, 2023

In the state’s dry, nutrient-deficient soil, CU Boulder researchers and others aim to learn if the crop can survive and even thrive in a hotter, drier future.


Large or small, nuclear war would wreak havoc on the ocean

May 31, 2023

Study finds that the ocean could never fully recover if a nuclear war were to break out.


Reducing violence, with help from The Bard

May 23, 2023

Colorado Shakespeare Festival staffers share Shakespeare & Violence Prevention program with scholars and practitioners in England, including at Shakespeare’s Globe theatre.

Researcher holding finch

Rosy-finches are Colorado’s high-alpine specialists, and researchers want to know why

Jan. 19, 2023

Birds that can live at 14,000 feet and also breed at sea level might have evolved more quickly than previously thought.

Floods that cuts the Raya Bintara Rd. on 1st January, 2020

Human-caused global warming, natural climate variability in vicious cycle

Dec. 2, 2022

Scientists show how the two factors combined to cause extreme ocean events in Indonesia.

Smoke from a powerplant

Is the future of carbon-capture technology electrochemistry?

Nov. 14, 2022

Electrically activating chemicals could help remove carbon dioxide from the air, CU Boulder researchers find.

Vanderford Glacier reflection

Unlocking the secrets of the East Antarctic ice sheet

Aug. 11, 2022

Climate change may soon cause the sleepy giant to evolve, new research finds.

image of galaxies

Putting the theory of special relativity into practice, by counting galaxies

May 31, 2022

‘I love the idea that this basic principle that Einstein told us about a long time ago is something you can see,’ CU Boulder astrophysicist says.