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Pete Newton Selected as a 2019 DBJ Who's Who in Agriculture

April 24, 2019

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ENVS PhD Student Joins US Scientists to Climb Everest for Climate Data

March 29, 2019

ENVS Student Gracie examining alpine plants.

Beyond Boulder: What pikas and alpine plants tell us about climate change

July 27, 2017

Kendziorski is working with Professor Dan Doak, a conservation biologist who studies demography and climate change in relations to alpine plants, and with Doak’s postdoctoral scientist Megan Peterson. One plant of interest to Doak and which Kendziorski is focusing on this summer is Silene acaulis or moss campion, also called cushion pink. Wasser, a senior in ecology and evolutionary biology, is studying pikas with Research Associate Chris Ray. This is his third summer working with Ray at the research station.

Sustainability Complex

Boulder-area Scientists Worry About Impact of Trump Pulling U.S. from Paris Climate Accord

June 2, 2017

By John Bear, Boulder Daily Camera President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday to withdraw the United States from participating in the Paris climate accord is not sitting well with many Boulder-area scientists who say the move will likely have many impacts on the U.S. and the rest of the world...

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Coal is a Dead Man Walking; Recreation is Live and Well

May 26, 2017

"Last month, President Trump signed an executive order calling for the Department of Interior to review 56 of the most recently designated national monuments. These national monuments, designated under the 1906 Antiquities Act, aim to protect lands with natural, historic or scientific significance. Trump vows to do something that has...

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Catching Air: Scientists Trek High into the Rockies to Measure Earth’s Rising Greenhouse Gases

April 5, 2017

Featured on the front page of the Denver Post, Climate researchers say the weekly climb to gather air samples has become more of a mission than a job. Jennifer Morse, a climate technician at the Mountain Research Station (MSR) in Roosevelt National Forest, gets ready to return to her base...

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CU Boulder Students Continue an Environmental Legacy

April 5, 2017

Boulder Weekly reports on the Zero Waste and Recycling Initiatives carried out by ENVS students and others at CU Boulder. "Students at the University of Colorado Boulder have been the heart of the university’s recycling program since 1976. While the Environmental Center (E-Center) was started six years prior, it wasn’t...

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ENVS Professor Benjamin Hale Releases New Book, "The Wild and The Wicked" at Boulder Bookstore

April 3, 2017

Benjamin Hale will speak about and sign his new book, The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature , on Wednesday, April 5th at 7:30pm. About the Book: For years, environmentalists have insisted that nature is fundamentally good. In The Wild and the Wicked , Benjamin Hale adopts...