Environment and Sustainability

News about UB’s environmental programs and related sustainability initiatives. (see all topics)

9/12/19

The efforts — part of the Monarch Watch program — can help to promote conservation.

9/3/19

UB sociologist interviewed 32 biologists, ecologists, engineers, industry experts and government officials about their inability to guarantee whether or not Asian carp would invade the Great Lakes.

8/23/19

Stakeholders from across the region met at a 3-day workshop in Buffalo this week.

8/5/19

Engineers report advancements in radiative cooling in a new study in Nature Sustainability.

7/31/19

The $528,000 grant, awarded to UB RENEW scientist Kang Sun, will examine levels of nitrogen dioxide, ammonia, formaldehyde and other pollutants.

7/25/19

David Lacy is developing cheaper, more sustainable alternatives to ruthenium-based compounds used in industry.

7/23/19

Lab work, ethics and social media are all on the agenda, with the goal of helping students become well-rounded scientists.

7/22/19

Organizations in Buffalo and Long Island, as well as North Carolina, Massachusetts and Ohio, will start or expand their operations as part of UB research project.

7/8/19

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, peace and economic opportunity are percolating, thanks to UB efforts to develop a more inclusive coffee value chain.

6/24/19

Lined with bird shelters and bat boxes, “Life Support” is a living art sculpture that will serve as a functional habitat for a wide variety of bats, birds and reptiles.