Protecting Forests on an Interconnected and Changing Planet
Jeff Garnas says that the planet's forests face serious problems due to climate change and a global trade system that make possible the spread of insects and pathogens.
Accomplished researcher and educator brings strong background in sustainable farming systems
Find out what David Mortensen thinks about his new role at COLSA, what lead him to his career as a researcher and educator, and why finding sustainable ways to feed the world is more important than ever.
From First-Gen College Student to Accomplished Scientist and Professor
Easton White is an assistant professor in COLSA’s department of biological sciences, and he runs the Quantitative Marine Ecology Lab.
COLSA Well Represented Among Winners
In 2021, the UNH Sustainability Institute launched the UNH Sustainability Awards, which recognizes activities and achievements that best embody the principles and practices of sustainability.
UNH Researchers Detect Heavy Pollution on Martha's Vineyard
UNH researchers have found high levels of dangerous toxins from cyanobacteria in many of the freshwater, brackish and saltwater ponds on Martha's Vineyard, prompting concern among Island health and water quality experts.
Dept. Faculty Offer Cheers and Good Wishes
The Department of Biological Sciences wants to make sure all its 2020 graduates know that the faculty are thinking of them as they celebrate their achievements and look forward to what's next.
Bonnie Brown, Amy Papineau Graduate from LEAD21
Bonnie Brown and Amy Papineau were among the 90 professionals from the nation's land-grant system who recently completed the LEAD21 leadership development program.
Bacteria Blooms Threaten Lake, Human and Animal Health
The Cyanobacteria Monitoring Collective (CMC) met to discuss ongoing efforts to track blooms and strategize about ways to educate the public.
Looking to the Brain for Answers
Meet Arturo Andrade, whose neurobiological research may lead to new, more effective treatments for chronic pain and anxiety.
A Goodbye, a Surprise Hello and an Unexpected Honor
In May, botanical sciences professor Alan (Al) Baker retired after 47 years at UNH, and the department of biological sciences threw Baker a retirement party that included a surprise guest.