Environment & Sustainability

  • cuckoo yellow ag
    The Plight of the Yellow-Billed CuckooResearch News | 10/25/2013

    Make the trees tall, thick and dense, let the water run free -- and the cuckoos will come. That’s a big part of what the rare, potentially protected Western yellow-billed...

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  • bats and fires ag
    Grad Student Erin Saunders Studies Effects of Fires on BatsResearch Video | 10/2/2013

    Grad Student Erin Saunders Studies Effects of Fires on Bats...

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  • climate change ag
    NAU Scientists Contribute to International Report on Climate Change Featured Story | 9/30/2013

    As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases Volume 1 of its fifth assessment report, the results of published investigations by several Northern...

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    NAU To Host Conference of Science & Management on the Colorado PlateauResearch News | 8/23/2013

    The12th Biennial Conference of Science and Management on the Colorado Plateau will be held at Northern Arizona University (NAU) September 16-19, 2013. This forum...

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  • wetlands ag
    Restoring Arizona wetlandsResearch Video | 8/13/2013

    Restoring Arizona wetlands...

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  • streams ag
    Genes in the streamsResearch Video | 7/19/2013

    Genes in the streams...

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  • croplands ag
    First Global Survey of CroplandsResearch News | 7/3/2013

    Data harvested from the sky may give researchers a view into the future of food production. The five-year, $3.5 million project funded by NASA will make use of...

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  • eco gas ag
    Peak PerformanceWorth 1000 Words | 6/12/2013

    UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM 2013 During the recent Shell Eco-Marathon in Houston, NAU’s gas-powered car—aptly named Peak Performance—completed five successful runs around the...

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  • wildfire report ag
    The Financial Impact of a WildfireResearch News | 5/31/2013

    The physical impact of wildfires is something residents in the Southwest are all too familiar with—charred trees, damaged structures, flooded streets, and barren land...

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    Baglady TrousseauWorth 1000 Words | 5/7/2013

    UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM 2013 When it came time for her senior capstone project, theater major and costume designer Kimberly Speer decided to design a dress out of recycled...

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