Environment & Sustainability

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    NAU Faculty Awarded NSF Grant in Ethics Education Research News | 12/17/2012

    Northern Arizona University (NAU) Associate Professor of Philosophy Jeffrey Downard is the principal investigator of a multidisciplinary project that has been funded by...

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    NAU Students Build Bike-Powered Charging Station Featured Story | 12/6/2012

    There is a new form of alternative electrical energy at Northern Arizona University (NAU)—people power. After nearly a year of planning and construction, a small group of...

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    Controlled Forest FiresWorth 1000 Words | 12/4/2012

    Prescribed fires are a necessary part of a healthy forest. Forest thinning and controlled burns help prevent catastrophic wild fires. From a distance, the smoke from these...

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  • rice ag
    Research Links Rice Agriculture to Global WarmingResearch News | 11/19/2012

    More carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and rising temperatures are causing rice agriculture to become a larger source of the potent greenhouse gas methane, new research...

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  • inmates and planting ag
    Inmates Help Plant Trees for Common Gardens Featured Story | 11/16/2012

    What began in 1982 as a 200-tree common garden project for Northern Arizona University (NAU) Regents’ Professor Tom Whitham in the early stages of his career, 30 years...

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    Student Green Fund helps bring wind turbine to NAUResearch Video | 11/14/2012

    Wind Turbine at NAU...

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  • Gremillion ag
    Paul Gremillion: Engineering in a Global SettingResearch Profiles | 11/13/2012

    Paul Gremillion, PhD Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental EngineeringCollege of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences  Sabbaticals can be more than time away;...

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    Campus Grass Is Greener without HerbicidesFeatured Story | 11/13/2012

    As you walk on the sidewalk that leads to the Eastburn Education Center at Northern Arizona University (NAU), you will notice grass on both sides. At first glance,...

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    Mules, mud, and scienceResearch Video | 11/5/2012

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    Dried Penstemon pseduospectabilisWorth 1000 Words | 10/26/2012

    This dried Penstemon pseudospectabilis is part of NAU’S Colorado Plateau Biodiversity Center (CPBC). The CPBC is dedicated to the documentation and conservation of...

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