COVID-19 UPDATES • 4/16/2021
News about UB’s environmental programs and related sustainability initiatives. (see all topics)
Study shows how to make stable and large aerogels that remove heavy metals, organic solvents, organic dyes.
Like the insect, the new tech lowers its temperature to harvest condensed water and – of course – it consumes no electricity.
Projects focus on wastewater surveillance of disease, and automated cloth mask production.
A new $2.2 million project will explore how water moves through Helheim Glacier, influencing how fast the glacier sheds ice into the sea.
The findings add to evidence that the giant ice sheet is highly vulnerable to a warming climate, creating risk of rapid sea-level rise.
Study describes passive cooling system that aims to help impoverished communities, reduce cooling and heating costs, lower CO2 emissions.
Report prepared in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization is among the first to detail strategies for local government planners in low- and middle-income countries.
Researchers will use analytical and computational techniques to understand, in detail, how PFAS degrade at each step of the proposed treatment process.
Recent research contributes new knowledge about the feeding behavior of the elusive nocturnal primates.
Multidisciplinary UB research group awarded quarter million dollars from DEC to assess and improve tire recycling.
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