A pioneering approach published today in PLOS Biology challenges conventional research methods and proposes a global effort to engage and empower citizen scientists to gather basic ocean data aboard small vessels on the most common sailing routes. Read more...
Dr. Duane Moser, Environmental Microbiologist at the Desert Research Institute was awarded the 2013 Devil’s Hole Pupfish Award in May 2013 for his service to the Death Valley region and preservation of the Devils Hole Pupfish. Read full press release...
Dr. Duane Moser, Environmental Microbiologist explores the habitat of the rare Devils Hole Pupfish, a species believed to be somewhere between 10,000 to 20,000 years old.
Higher Ed institutions collaborate for real-time monitoring of climate and hazards
Meet Kathryn Bywaters, an Environmental Science student working on her Ph.D. Her current work focuses on utilizing microalgae and cyanobacteria consortia as a potential source for biofuel production. Read more...
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