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Environment and Sustainability

News about UB’s environmental programs and related sustainability initiatives.

11/23/14

UB expert Joseph Atkinson can discuss how flooding could affect Western New York as warmer weather settles over areas that received huge amounts of snowfall this week.

10/20/14

Hosted by the UB School of Architecture and Planning, the database will assist local governments as they work to broaden access to healthy food.

10/15/14

A new UB study outlines seven factors that led one of America’s poorest cities to embrace farming, urban chickens and more.

8/14/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Water may appear to be an abundant resource, but in some parts of the world clean water is hard to come by.
8/6/14

Aga is a researcher in UB's new RENEW initiative, which focuses on energy, water and environment research.

7/21/14

University at Buffalo researchers are preparing to conduct a major study that analyzes how Tonawanda Coke plant emissions have affected the health of area residents and employees.

7/6/14

"Nanojuice" and photoacoustic tomography could provide a noninvasive way to diagnose IBS, and celiac and Crohn's diseases.

7/3/14

After one of the snowiest winters in recent history, William Philipps will forego the beach to spend the summer studying glaciers at the world’s northernmost university.

6/25/14

Beachgoers and anglers may despise algae, but bacteria such as E. coli and salmonella revel in it. That’s according to University at Buffalo researchers who have found that green algae in the Great Lakes not only protect bacteria from destruction by the sun’s ultraviolet rays, but feed the organisms as well.

5/16/14

Developed by UB student Nagavenkat Adurthi, the model could help predict space collisions, where volcanic ash spreads and more.