Environment

‘The Great Derangement,’ Novelist Ghosh’s Meditation on Climate Change, is 2020-21 UConn Reads Selection

October 20, 2020

“The Great Derangement,” a meditation on society’s response to climate change, has been selected as the UConn Reads text for the 2020-21 academic year.

Q&A: When in Drought, Build Resilience

October 16, 2020

The abnormally dry weather Connecticut has experienced in 2020 may not be an anomaly for long.

Evolution on the Smallest of Scales Smooths Out the Patchwork Patterns of Where Animals and Plants Live

October 9, 2020

The next time you find yourself counting down the hours for your car to reach its destination, notice the natural patterns scrolling by your window. Many of these patterns reflect the hidden hand of evolution.

Walk with Me – A Podcast Series to Elevate BIPOC Voices in the Outdoors

October 6, 2020

Neva Taylor ’22 (CLAS) launched a podcast miniseries to explore why many outdoor spaces are unwelcoming to people of color.

Snapshot USA Helps Conservation Efforts By ‘Trapping’ Wildlife on Camera

September 28, 2020

UConn’s Erin Kuprewicz talks about what goes into participating in the largest annual inventory of wildlife in the United States.

UConn Program Joins Technology and Nature to Build Conservation Awareness

September 25, 2020

Area residents are creating ‘story maps’ of conservation land in Eastern Connecticut as part of UConn’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy.

Op-Ed: American Environmentalism’s Racist Roots Have Shaped Global Thinking About Conservation

September 14, 2020

The racist assumptions underlying early US environmentalism have had far-reaching effects.

UConn Expertise Featured in the World Wide Fund for Nature’s Living Planet Report 2020

September 10, 2020

UConn expertise is featured in a new international report about declining wildlife populations.

Summer Undergraduate Researcher Harry Zehner ’21 (CLAS)

September 7, 2020

UConn Senior Harry Zehner is putting his passion about climate change into a research project on carbon pricing.

Explore the Nexus of Climate Change and Public Health in CIRCA’s New Webinar Series

September 4, 2020

A new, free series of webinars explores the connections between climate change and public health.

Summer Undergraduate Researcher Mari Cullerton ’21 (CAHNR)

August 24, 2020

The UConn rising senior is researching secondary mortality agents in forests.