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Peter Howe Among Authors of Global Climate Change Awareness Study

July 27, 2015

In 'Nature Climate Change,' Peter Howe, assistant professor of human-environment geography in the Department of Environment and Society and the USU Ecology Center, and colleagues discuss largest ever global survey of climate change perceptions.


Terry Messmer accepts WEDA Award of Excellence

July 16, 2015

Utah State University professor Terry Messmer accepted the Western Extension Directors’ Association Award of Excellence on behalf of Utah’s Community-Based Conservation Program at a July 8 ceremony at the 2015 Western Region Joint Summer meeting. “I’m honored to receive this award on behalf of my CBCP colleagues,” says Messmer.


"It's Not Too Late" Wayne Wurtsbaugh Seeks Solution to Drying Lake

July 13, 2015

It's an inland sea with extremely salty water supporting a delicate web of life and providing resources for industries. That may be a description of Utah's Great Salt Lake. In fact it describes a lake in Iran that is similar to Utah's famous inland sea and scientists from both countries are working together to help them survive.


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