Researchers look to solve food production challenges due to climate change

Researchers say climate change is posing significant challenges for farmers across the country and could have an impact on food production in years to come.

UArizona Cuts Carbon Footprint with All-Renewable Grid-Purchased Power

An agreement with Tucson Electric Power will reduce the University of Arizona's carbon footprint by one-third and save the university millions of dollars over the agreement's 20-year life.

Joan Rose by a river

Joan Rose presents a special public talk, May 2021

In a special public talk, Dr. Rose offers a look into her career and her significant contributions to the understanding of water microbiology and its use in monitoring water quality to improve public health.

William Borkan Places Second in EnViSion 2021

WilliamBorkan is an Indige-FEWSS trainee and Master's student in the School of Environmental Sciences. Borkan competed in the 2021 Virtual Earth Week EnVision contest and placed 2nd among all graduate student participants for his presentation on Comparing Uranium Transport Through Two Different Porous Media. 

Op-ed: How the Pandemic Made it Harder For Immigrants to Access Food

From avoiding public benefits like food assistance programs, to facing overwhelmed private programs, many immigrants faced increased food insecurity during the pandemic. 

Communicating for Societal Impact Workshop Indige-FEWSS Trainees Speakers

Communicating for Societal Impact Workshop Series

The Communicating for Societal Impact Workshop series was held virtually from March 22nd to March 25th. The eight training sessions provided additional resources for Sloan Scholars,  Indige-FEWSS Trainees, and Diné College Bridge to STEAM Scholars to build skills in effective communication and community-engaged research.

Interstate water wars are heating up along with the climate

Interstate water disputes are as American as apple pie. States often think a neighboring state is using more than its fair share from a river, lake or aquifer that crosses borders.

Celebrate Earth Day in CT with education, films, critters and more

Throughout the pandemic, many of us have taken to reveling in Mother Nature. We’ve taken up hiking, gardening and various outdoor activities to escape our homes. With Earth Day just around the corner on April 22, we know there’s always ways to do more to help our environment beyond recycling or picking up litter.

Understanding the water beneath our feet

Groundwater is the largest un-frozen freshwater resource on the planet, but it is often overlooked, overused, or misunderstood. University of Arizona water researcher Laura Condon discusses groundwater and the role it is forecast to play in our future. She will deliver a talk on the subject for the UA College of Science virtual lecture series April 22.

Laura Condon spoke to Tim Swindle, director of the Lunar and Planetary Lab at the University of Arizona.

Arizona’s historic drought won’t be fixed in single strong monsoon season

Climate experts say drought conditions in Arizona are the type usually only seen once or twice in a century and one season of rain won’t fix it.