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Environmental variability and global change are discussed more and more frequently in news articles and programs as the general public becomes increasingly aware of the rapid environmental transformations taking place around the world. The Institute of the Environment produces general interest articles about current UA research relevant to the environment, spotlights that chronicle the work of IoE faculty, and other articles, including a series on drought in the Southwest. The most recent articles are listed below. Older articles and links to UA News press releases also are available in the News Archive.
February 20, 2014
Eric Magrane’s preliminary reflections on the pilot Poetic Field Research Weekend at Biosphere 2.
February 18, 2014
Changes in climate are influencing where, when and how frequently diseases, such as West Nile virus, are occurring, says UA Provost Andrew Comrie, a professor at the School of Geography and Development.
February 13, 2014
In an experiment designed by Carson Scholar Eric Magrane, poets and writers had the opportunity to spend two days working and writing inside Biosphere 2 during the Poetic Field Research Weekend.
February 6, 2014
In an op-ed, the Institute of the Environment's co-director Diana Liverman argues that we can build resliance by expanding research on the effects of climate change on a globalized economy.
January 31, 2014
A roundup of some of the arts and environment happenings on campus and in the community this spring 2014.
January 30, 2014
Tucson News Now
UA researchers Zack Guido and Valerie Trouet discuss the drought in the Southwest.