Dr. Paul Barnes recently attended the "World Congress on Light and Life" in Barcelona, Spain, where he presented a poster together with Dr. Susanne Neugart entitled “Different irradiances of UV and PAR in the same ratios alter the flavonoid profiles of Arabidopsis thaliana wild-types and UV-signally pathway mutants.” At the conference Dr.
Dr. Aimée Thomas, director of the ENVA program and her father Dr. Bob are featured in an article by WGNO writer Stephen Maloney on August 30th, 2019. The piece focuses on their rescue of none other than university president Tania Tetlow from an “enormous scary spider.” Click here to read the article!
Michael Kammer (Physics Pre-Health '12) is the first author on a July 2019 publication in the
Dr. Aimée Thomas, director of the ENVA program was recently featured on a WWL radio program hosted by Tommy Tucker on September 3rd, 2019. Click here to listen to the program!
Building Active Stewardship in New Orleans (BASIN) is a program of the Urban Conservancy, a New Orleans-based nonprofit. BASIN is designed for school-aged New Orleanians to introduce them to the vocabulary, concepts, and skills required to fully understand what it means to live with the water that surrounds (and often floods) our city, and develop into effective ambassadors of “living with water” principles. Campers also learn how to be good stewards of their bodies, community, and their environment.
Building Active Stewardship in New Orleans (BASIN) is a program of the Urban Conservancy, a New Orleans-based nonprofit.
Dr. Phil Bucolo is an aquatic biologist and a visiting assistant professor at Loyola University. He appeared in an article in The New Orleans Advocate about an acidic lake atop a gypsum pile in Convent, LA. The article is titled "Risk falling for potential environmental disaster from slipping waste pile, Mosaic officials say" by David Mitchell. In the article, Dr. Bucolo gave insight into how high acidity levels would impact freshwater plants. Read the full article here.
Dr. Chris Schaberg of the Environment Program wrote a collaborative essay with his May-term 2019 "Nature Writing" students. The essay SINKING INTO THE ANTHROPOCENE was just published at Terrain.org. https://www.terrain.org/2019/nonfiction/sinking-into-the-anthropocene/
Dr.Phil Bucolo's "Investigating Nature" course makes a cameo appearance, early on in the piece.
This paper "Ozone depletion, utraviotlet radiation, climate change and prospects for a sustainable future" highlights the findings of the UNEP EEAP panel’s recent quadrennial assessment on the environmental effects of ozone depletion, UV radiation and climate change. We emphasize the beneficial effects that the Montreal Protocol has had, and continues to have, not only for ozone depletion but climate change. June 2019
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