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Dr. Bob was recently featured in a WWL interview by Nikki Davidson. He spoke on the recent explosion of the Brown Anole population in the New Orleans area and speculates on their origins. Click here to read the interview. 

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!

Dr. Aimée Thomas, director of the ENVA program was recently featured on a WWL radio program hosted by Tommy Tucker on August 28th, 2019. Click here to listen to the program!

Listen as Katie Rompf, ENVB ’20, shares her current research on brown widow spiders for the Crosstown Conversations show with host Jeanne Nathan on WBOK, 1230am in New Orleans, LA.  Click to listen to her 15-minute interview.  Congrats Katie!

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! 

 

 

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

Building Active Stewardship in New Orleans (BASIN) is a program of the Urban Conservancy, a New Orleans-based nonprofit.

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

Click here to view the full article.

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