Arter wins Joseph A. Hartman Student Paper Competition

April 28, 2017

Calvin Arter, a first year Ph.D. environmental sciences and engineering student in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and research assistant to IE’s Sarav Arunachalam, recently won the Federal Aviation Administration ASCENT’s Joseph A. Hartman Student Paper Competition. Arter’s … Continued

IE exhibit teaches community about toxins in food and water

April 27, 2017

UNC’s Institute for the Environment taught children and their parents about environmental toxins in food and water and how to make healthier food choices during Morehead Planetarium and Science Center’s annual UNC Science Expo on Saturday, April 22. IE’s outreach … Continued

Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing

April 19, 2017

Changes could impact wildlife that depend on Arctic rivers IE affiliate faculty member and UNC-Chapel Hill hydrologist Tamlin Pavelsky is the lead author of a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal of the American Geophysical Union, which … Continued

New Climate Stories NC video features poet

April 2, 2017

  Climate Stories NC seeks to capture the voices of ordinary North Carolinians—farmers, hunters, beekeepers, fishermen, Christmas tree growers and others whose lives have been affected by changes in the climate. The project, run by the Institute for the Environment … Continued

UNC students study coral reefs while in U.S. Virgin Islands

April 2, 2017

Fourty UNC-Chapel Hill students got first-hand experience in one of the most biodiverse ecosystems on the planet – coral reefs. As part of their Coral Reef and Ecology and Management (ENEC 259) course, students learned about basic reef ecology, threats … Continued

Postcard from the Field: Morgane Pérez-Huet (STFS)

April 2, 2017

  What is your name: Morgane Pérez-Huet Major: Environmental Studies Expected graduation date: July 2017 Why did you want to go to the STFS? I wanted real-life experience. I wanted to use what I learned in class and apply it … Continued