Natural Resources and the Environment

Recent Stories

  • View of Puerto Rico before and after arrival of "Godzilla" dust storm
    - Dust in the Wind
    UNH scientists have been awarded a Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant from the National Science Foundation to advance our understanding of extreme, global-scale events on... Read More
  • Photo showing a window with peeling, possibly hazardous lead-based paint.
    - Laconia Daily Sun: ‘Perfect poison’ lingers in NH homes
    New Hampshire’s lead poisoning rate is twice the national average, according to a 2019 report by New Hampshire Listens, a research project of the University of New Hampshire’s... Read More
  • Simone Chapman stands at the beach
    - Environmental Justice
    Simone Chapman ’20G, a master’s student in environmental conservation at UNH, has received a Science Policy Fellowship from the Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of... Read More
  • Eyes on the Tiger
    - Eyes on the Tiger
    New UNH research studying the Soligas tribe in India and their relationship with the endangered Bengal tiger has found that allowing the two groups to share a habitat both... 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
  • Photo showing an alcoholics anonymous handbook on a table.
    - Concord Monitor: NH Recovery Homes Face Rising Demand Amid Diminished Capacity
    A study by Carsey School researcher Shannon Monnat was referenced in this article examining the rising strain on substance abuse recovery centers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 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
  • Scientific illustration of protease inhibitor
    - COVID Collaboration
    UNH has launched six new interdisciplinary research projects aimed at addressing the challenges of coronavirus. Read More
  • Hurricane Maria
    - Beyond the Wind Scale
    Large, extreme storms are becoming more frequent worldwide under a changing climate, creating a need to understand the short-term and long-term ecological repercussions. Read More
  • Ecologist Serita Frey
    - Serita Frey Named Ecological Society of America Fellow
    UNH soil ecologist Serita Frey has been named a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America. Read More