How better to procrastinate than to watch Planet Earth?
National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore dropped by Duke and spoke about his experience creating the Photo Ark.
Fun on a Monday night: surveying the deer population in Duke Forest!
How many times have you driven past a roadkill on the interstate? How often have you stopped to examine it?
When it was published in 1968, The Population Bomb, written by Dr. Paul Ehrlich, brought global awareness of the problems of our burgeoning human population. Last week, the Nicholas School was treated to a lecture by the author himself, tackling on mass extinction and the environmental consequences of continual economic growth.
The Fall semester of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and University Program in Environmental Policy Seminar Series kicked off last Friday with Dr. Paul Armsworth speaking about “The Ecological Benefit and Economic Costs of Protected Areas”.
Last week marked the centennial celebration of the National Parks Service (NPS), and more importantly, it marked the end of summer.
On sharks and fisheries, some food for thought this Lunar New Year.
On 2 February 1971, 18 nations met in Iran to sign the Convention on Wetlands. 45 years later, over 2000 Ramsar sites across the world conserve the diverse and productive ecosystem that is the wetlands. On the same day 45 years later, the 17 students returned to the Duke University Marine Lab after two weeks learning about marine ecology on St. John Island in the U.S. Virgin Islands.