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- Cesar Nufio picks up the trail of 13,000 dead grasshoppers and what they can tell us about climate change August 22nd, 2014 @ 10:29amWhen CU-Boulder entomologist Cesar Nufio discovered a collection of 50-year-old grasshoppers in a CU lab, he knew they woudd be instrumental in assessing the effects of climate change on grasshoppers. Nufio is an adjoint curator in the Entomology Section of the Museum Natural History at CU, and has taught several courses in the Ecology and..
- Ozone gardens at CU-Boulder and NCAR reveal harmful effects of pollution July 30th, 2014 @ 11:10amMost people have heard about the harmful effects of pollution on human and plant health, but until recently, visualizing such effects took some imagination. Now, new “ozone gardens” at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Museum of Natural History and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Mesa Laboratory make the evidence startlingly clear. Visits to..
- CU-Boulder and NCAR researchers seek to reduce deadly air pollution from cooking emissions June 29th, 2014 @ 4:49pmA $1.5 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency will help researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Center for Atmospheric Research measure pollution from residential cooking and better understand a problem that kills millions of women and children each year in the developing world. According to the EPA, more than 3..