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Researchers used camera-trap system across Southeastern NH to monitor mammal behaviorsKey Finding: In a study of the activity of 12 mammal species in rural versus suburban areas in New Hampshire, researchers found that bobcats and lagomorphs (rabbits and hares) reduced their activity in suburban areas, while deer and coyotes shifted to being more active at night. The study results highlight how mammals change their behavior in complex ways to adapt to growing suburban...
UNH student is a plaintiff in first constitutional climate lawsuit in the countryGeorgianna (Georgi) Fischer ’24 was 17 when she became one of the plaintiffs in Held v. Montana, the first constitutional climate lawsuit in U.S. history. The case was filed in March 2020 by Our Children's Trust on behalf of 16 residents of Montana, then aged 2 through 18, and argues that the state's support of the fossil fuel industry has worsened the effects of climate change on their lives,...
UNH Chestnut garden helps scientists find solutions to century-old Chestnut blightKey Facts: There were once nearly four billion American chestnut (Castanea dentata) trees in the Eastern United States. It was among the largest and tallest trees in the region. During Colonial America, the American chestnut was highly valued for its resistance to rot. It was used for everything from log cabin foundations to flooring to caskets. Later on, it was used for railroad ties and...
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- UNH's Center of Integrated Biomedical and Bioengineering Research Receives $10M NIH GrantNational Institutes of Health Phase 2 award will accelerate innovative human health research at UNHSep 27, 2023
- Linking Food Access, Fiber Intake, Gut Microbiota & Health Outcomes Among NH Hispanic ResidentsNew UNH research focuses on quantifying health outcomes across multiple factors in NH’s Hispanic communitiesSep 25, 2023
- Bringing Oysters Back to NH’s Great BayCOLSA research team leads the charge on regional efforts to restore native oyster reefs in New HampshireSep 13, 2023
- UNH Hodgdon Herbarium Nears Complete Digitization of Entire CollectionNew project makes nearly all archives publicly accessible onlineSep 06, 2023
- Research Receives $210 Million in Competitive Funding in FY23Steadily increasing funding supports research that improves lives in NH and beyondSep 06, 2023