A research team led by Win Watson, professor of zoology in the department of biological sciences, has shown that using ventless traps — those with blocked escape vents — helps biologists improve their understanding of lobster populations, the size range of lobsters on the ocean bottom, and how long it takes for a trap to saturate, or reach its maximum capacity of lobsters.
These data are crucial...
The American chestnut tree has been under attack for a century from a persistent chestnut blight that has killed trees from Georgia to Maine and west to the Ohio River Valley. In a joint project with the American Chestnut Foundation, researchers at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at UNH are in the early stages of establishing a plantation of potentially blight-resistant American chestnut...
Leaders from across the globe convened in Paris for COP21, the United Nations’ climate summit, where they are worked toward a “strong climate agreement.” UNH experts with a range of perspectives shared their insights and discussed what they hope to see come out of COP21.
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is soliciting proposals from research teams to conduct a socioeconomic study of Atlantic menhaden commercial fisheries. The study, expected to begin in February 2016, is intended to characterize the coastwide commercial fisheries, including bait and reduction sectors and the fishing communities they support. Funding for the project has been provided...