Deforestation in the DRC

Scientists calculate when, where forests should be protected

Aug. 18, 2022

Forests in some regions of the global south and tropics, where governments are poorer, should be prioritized for conservation, the researchers contend.

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.

Bison on the Kanza prairie in Kansas

Oft-overlooked grasslands build biodiversity, resilience over centuries

Aug. 5, 2022

The restoration of grassland ecosystems may need more of a guided, hands-on approach over time, according to a new review of global conservation efforts

Donaldson and her postdoc and grad student

Professor, postdoc, grad student gear up to teach cutting-edge science in Estonia

Aug. 1, 2022

CU Boulder neuroscientist will spend much of August helping European high school students learn the finer points of gene manipulation in prairie voles

Arctic sea ice

Smoke from Western wildfires can influence Arctic sea ice, researchers find

July 27, 2022

New CU Boulder research finds that the presence of clouds—or lack thereof—caused by the smoke of wildfires thousands of miles away can either help protect or endanger Arctic sea ice.

coburn

Scholar to apply health expertise in position that prepares student-athletes for life success

July 26, 2022

Theresa Hernández will be the first director of CU Boulder Athletics’ Crawford Family WHOLE Student-Athlete Program, which prepares student-athletes for life success by comprehensively focusing on their physical, psychological, academic and career health.

Marshall Fire aftermath

Collaborators preserve voices from the fire

July 22, 2022

CU Boulder anthropology professor, students collaborate with local museum to preserve narratives from the devastating Marshall Fire.

Hands holding peanuts

Amid climate change and conflict, more resilient food systems a must, report shows

July 21, 2022

A new CU Boulder-led study ranks the top 32 threats to food security over the next two decades, pointing to climate change and conflict as top culprits and calling for more coordination in building resilient food systems around the globe.

Minnesota Tall Grass Prairie

Ecologist recognized for cutting-edge work on big environmental problems

July 20, 2022

CU Boulder Assistant Professor Laura E. Dee named an Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow, which reflects her contributions so far and yet to come.

Photo of a book shelf

Poet Noah Eli Gordon dies at 47

July 13, 2022

Associate professor of English and associate chair for creative writing hailed as ‘charismatic,’ ‘irreplaceable,’ and a ‘great poet and fine teacher’

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