Natural Resources and the Environment

Black bear standing at the edge of a forest

Black Bear, Protector

Black bears may shield smaller carnivores, including the gray fox, from predators such as coyotes, new UNH research finds. Read More

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  • 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
  • Fungi Feud
    - Fungi Feud
    Serita Frey, UNH professor of natural resources and the environment, recently authored a state-of-the-science article on whether or not mycorrhizal fungi contribute to the soil... Read More
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    - Into the Woods, Again
    Following a three-year hiatus, the Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC) has been revitalized, thanks to $2 million in funding for the 2020 fiscal year from the U.S.... Read More
  • Highly Cited
    - Highly Cited
    Two UNH faculty members — professor of sociology David Finkelhor and professor of natural resources Serita Frey — are among the Web of Science Group’s 2019 Highly Cited... Read More
  • EcoQuest alumni listen to the speakers during the 20th anniversary celebration in the Huddleston Ballroom.
    - New Zealand Study-Abroad Program Turns 20
    COLSA is celebrating 20 years of the New Zealand study-abroad program EcoQuest. Read More
  • Assaulted Marsh
    - Assaulted Marsh
    ​New UNH research is shedding light on why salt marshes are being lost to sea level rise and how to save them from destruction. The study, which was recently published in the... Read More
  • Arctic mountains and sea with text "the Arctic is melting. Is it time to panic?"
    - Melting Arctic
    An international panel of researchers, including UNH's Larry Mayer and Nancy Kinner, will discuss Arctic change and melting. Read More
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    - A Key Appointment
    UNH doctoral student Amanda Beal is the first woman to lead Maine’s agriculture department Read More