Sustainability

A cyanobacterial bloom on the surface of a lake

Researching Healthy Lakes

UNH researchers will examine how lake water quality in the Northeast’s temperate forests changed over the past three decades. Read More

Recent Stories

  • UNH professor emeritus J. Brent Loy with Slick Pik summer squash
    - The Matchmaker
    J. Brent Loy puts the cucurbits on your table. Read More
  • Landscape view of forest with mountains in distance
    - Woodland Woes
    New England has been losing forestland to development at a rate of 65 acres per day, according to report co-authored by John Aber. Read More
  • Two UNH researchers at the Shoals Marine Laboratory
    - What Taking Care of Terns Tells Us
    Each summer, on a small island just off New Hampshire's coast, researchers from the Shoals Marine Laboratory work to save and protect threatened and endangered seabirds called... Read More
  • Ecoline at UNH
    - Getting Cooler
    Sierra Club, Princeton Review recognize UNH's commitment to sustainability. Read More
  • Quinoa field trials at UNH
    - Crazy for Quinoa?
    UNH researchers are exploring whether a high-value crop could be grown successfully in northern New England. Read More
  • UNH student tracking moose in New Hampshire's northern woods
    - Tracking a Troubled Icon
    The iconic moose is in decline. Here's what UNH researchers are doing about it.  Read More
  • abstract sustainability illustration of leaves, eyes, bugs and part of an institution
    - Blue and White and Green All Over
    Take a walk through campus and it’s easy to get lost in UNH’s natural beauty. Tree-lined sidewalks border burbling streams and wander over gently rolling hills and past jutting... Read More
  • an illustration of corn plants growing out of the earth and a plate of food
    - Farm to Future
    When Sarah Jacobson ’07, ’12G returned to UNH in 2009 for a graduate degree in nutrition, she knew she also wanted a more holistic view of food. “The ecogastronomy program really... Read More
  • illustration of trees, people, a rainbow, buildings, rain, clouds, and technology on top of a globe with eyes
    - New Angles on Old Problems
    Tom Haines was in his basement, waiting for a technician to finish hooking up a natural gas line. “The technician is telling me, ‘Oh, natural gas is great, it’s so fuel efficient... Read More
  • illustration of buildings against a green circular background
    - A Carbon-Neutral Future
    Ask Cameron Wake to describe UNH’s response to reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) and one word comes to mind: aggressive. WildCAP, the university’s climate action plan, is “... Read More