Sustainability

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Building Momentum for the Blue Economy

When it comes to the economy, the ocean is a major player — from tourism to energy, seafood to shipping, the world’s marine-related assets tally up to trillions of dollars. But our oceans and coastlines are facing unprecedented pressures. Confronted with this reality, a new concept has emerged that... Read More

Recent Stories

  • Organic Dairy Grant
    - Organic Dairy Grant
    With a new $2 million grant from the USDA, UNH researchers will develop new management techniques that aim to help organic dairies remain profitable. Read More
  • Tops In Sustainability
    - Tops In Sustainability
    Once again UNH has shown its true colors — blue, white and green — after being named one of the most sustainable schools in the country by two of the top organzations  that track... Read More
  • Paul College Professor of Economics Ju-Chin Huang
    - The Cost of Clean Air
    How can you put a price tag on the benefits of cleaning up the air, shoring up diminishing water supplies, or producing less garbage? Read More
  • Lumpfish in water
    - Fisheries Funding
    With new NOAA grants, UNH marine research aims to bring better, more sustainable seafood to the table. Read More
  • Mind the (Data) Gaps
    - Mind the (Data) Gaps
    Gaps in available data impede our understanding of heavy metals in Alaskan soils that can harm human health, a team of UNH researchers have found. Read More
  • Vine full of kiwiberries
    - Fingerprinting Kiwiberries
    A new partnership between UNH and Hartmann's Plant Company in Michigan aims to ensure that every bite of a kiwiberry is as delicious as the next one, a level of product control... Read More
  • Hazy image of a landscape with faint sun
    - Fire and Ice
    New UNH research finds that wildfires in the Siberian Arctic can alter the chemistry of streams and other waterways, with implications for human health and livelihood. Read More
  • Grace Stott '20
    - The Journey From Farm to Fork
    Grace Stott’s interest in nutrition started in middle school. That’s when she knew she wanted her future to be in food. She thought that meant she’d be in the culinary world,... Read More
  • Jonathan Gagne' 19
    - Seeing STARS for Waste Reduction and Recycling
    When Jonathan Gagne ‘19 began his undergraduate degree, he was interested in business and nature. He stumbled upon a degree in environmental and resource economics and knew this... Read More
  • Close-up image of North American carpenter bee on black background
    - What’s the Buzz?
    A new study looks at the "almost-social" North American carpenter bee to better understand how honeybees evolved such complex social lives. Read More