Natural Resources & the Environment

New Paper Presents Multifaceted View of Land Change through the Lens of Remote Sensing

A new paper by a group of UConn researchers represents an effort to overcome communication challenges and provide a new framework in the emerging field of land change science.

A river flowing through a forest in the springtime.

Knowledge is Flowing: Connecting the Dots and Chipping Away at Modeling Uncertainty

'These two fields don't talk to each other much, but they can really help each other out'

Asian man poses with hydroponic technology called GREENBOX

UConn Researcher Invents ‘Plant Factory’ for Urban Agriculture

GREENBOX can grow high-quality food in existing indoor urban spaces and meet the need for local, sustainable food

New England cottontail rabbit, Sylvilagus transitionalis, with black tipped ears, in the grass at the Donnelly Preserve in South Windsor, Connecticut.

A Tale of the Fight to Save New England’s Native Rabbit

For the New England cottontail, the path to protective status is not a straightforward one

Students tour a green roof at UConn.

UConn Ranked in Top 10 Most Sustainable Universities

UConn recognized as a top-performing institution by the Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) and UI GreenMetric World University Rankings

Young Building in the snow

CAHNR Celebrates a Year of Research Success

The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources celebrated faculty and staff who contributed to the College's record-breaking research success

aerial photo of Horsebarn Hill

CAHNR Recognizes Student Success and Dedicated Donors at Annual Celebration

The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources celebrated student scholars and the donors who supported their studies at an annual event

O Which Tannenbaum? A UConn Guide to Picking the Best Tree for Your Holiday Traditions

Heading out to a local tree farm? UConn experts give you the inside scoop on picking the perfect pine (or spruce or fir) for your holiday

Lightning strikes over a city at night, illustrating the sudden and dangerous nature of so-called cytokine storms, potentially fatal episodes where inflammation-causing proteins flood the blood.

Grant Enhances Solar Energy, Storm Readiness Efforts

Eversource Energy Center associate director Junbo Zhao earns $4.4 million to develop transformative technologies and advance Connecticut’s preparedness and response to inclement weather

Hartford skyline

Greening with Equity: Dearth of Ecosystem Services Corresponds to Non-White Areas

A new UConn study explores how communities of color remain excluded from all that nature has to offer