New research shows that as species across the world adjust where they live in response to climate change, they will come into competition with other species that could hamper their ability to keep up with the pace of this change.
A new study makes clear the extraordinary speed and scale of increases in energy use, economic productivity and global population that have pushed the Earth towards a new geological epoch known as the Anthropocene.
For the first time ever, the campus community will have full access to one of the largest stages for exchanging effective models, policies, research, collaborations and transformative actions to advance sustainability in higher education.
CU Boulder students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) annual conference, held virtually Oct. 5–7. Join as many or as few sessions as you would like.
CU Boulder Today spoke with Louise Chawla about how children are happier and more likely to protect the natural world when they have a greater connection to it, and the important role of social and emotional support from parents, peers and community in creating hope around issues like climate change.
Arctic sea ice has likely reached its minimum extent for the year, at 3.74 million square kilometers (1.44 million square miles), according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center. This is the second lowest extent in the nearly 42-year satellite record.
Ever wonder why some fireflies flash in harmony? New research sheds light on this beautiful phenomenon and strives to understand how relatively simple insects manage to coordinate such feats of synchronization.