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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

  • Black and white image of three lightning strikes next to one another.
    - A Striking Discovery
    A new study from UNH reveals how lightning actually begins within a storm cloud.  Read More
  • Close-up of southern pine beetle
    - Pine Pests
    UNH researchers Jeff Garnas, associate professor of forest ecosystem health, and Ph.D. student Caroline Kanaskie discovered the damaging southern pine beetle in New Hampshire and... Read More
  • UNH Manchester's STEM Teaching Fellows meet via Zoom with Boys and Girls Club STEM director Keith Darling to plan outreach activities
    - STEM Outreach Success
    The COVID pandemic provided no shortage of opportunities for organizations to adapt, and that’s precisely what four STEM Teaching Fellows did when they developed outreach... Read More
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    - Origins of Heavy Metals
    Research published in part by UNH’s Francois Foucart, associate professor of physics, shed more light on where heavy elements such as gold, platinum and silver found on Earth may... Read More
  • Two middle school students, a boy and a girl, work together on a computer.
    - The Language of STEM
    With $3.5 million from the Department of Education, UNH researchers will enhance STEM understanding among N.H.'s English learners. Read More
  • Researcher stands alone in marsh
    - Keeping Great Marsh Great
    With a $3.1 million grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, UNH researchers will work to protect Great Marsh in northern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Read More
  • Aerial photo of Oyster River in snow
    - Predicting Future Floods
    New UNH research updates snowmelt flooding models for a changing climate, helping protect vulnerable infrastructure and water resources. Read More
  • A snow-covered mountain near a body of water and autumn foliage in the foreground.
    - Converging on Climate Science
    A new graduate traineeship program will help students expand their climate research skills while working closely with Arctic Indigenous people.  Read More
  •  Get Your Copy of the 2021 UNH Dairy Research Report
    - Get Your Copy of the 2021 UNH Dairy Research Report
    The 2021 UNH Dairy Research Report, which presents the latest dairy research conducted at the University of New Hampshire, will be available in December. Dairy producers can sign... Read More
  • UNH exercise science researcher Deborah Feairheller stands behind a fire truck, dressed in turnout gear
    - Sounding the Alarm for Firefighter Hypertension
    New research from UNH found that firefighters' blood pressure — already higher than average — jumps during emergency calls, putting them at elevated risk for heart attacks and... Read More