Mapping Access to Clean Water in the State

June 23, 2014

A North Carolina Health News ppotlight on research by UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health students and faculty to investigate the intersection between race, water quality, and health in the South: www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2014/06/17/mapping-access-to-clean-water-in-the-state/.

Giving sea turtles a lift

June 23, 2014

UNC Institute for Marine Sciences researchers helped rehabilitated sea turtles back into the ocean in this UNC Research video clip: http://endeavors.unc.edu/videos/giving_sea_turtles_a_lift.

Developing materials that make a difference

June 10, 2014

University Gazette story about innovative research being done at UNC in the areas of water purification, accessible solar, and sustainability: http://gazette.unc.edu/2014/06/03/developing-materials-that-make-a-difference/.

Danielle Keller is Awarded Prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship

June 10, 2014

UNC Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology graduate student Danielle Keller recently received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to better understand the structure and function of estuarine ecosystems and communities, particularly oyster reefs and salt marshes. For more … Continued

Future Technologies for Water Competition Call for Entries

June 6, 2014

The FTW (Future Technologies for Water) Competition, managed by the Water Institute at UNC and sponsored by Takata Corporation, aims to identify breakthrough technologies for safe water with a sustainable business plan with wide-scale applicability. The first-place winner will receive … Continued

Water. Food. Climate. Energy. What’s The Solution?

June 5, 2014

How do you solve the world’s greatest water, food, climate, and energy challenges? The integrative, or nexus, approach recognizes that these issues are interconnected and require collaboration from multiple sectors to address, and ultimately solve, them. Created by University of … Continued

Better than Bulkheads

June 2, 2014

Data collected by UNC Institute for Marine Sciences researchers has shown that where N.C. rivers meet the sea, oysters can protect the land, fish, and human habitat. For more information: http://endeavors.unc.edu/better_than_bulkheads.