The U.S. government should lead a nationally coordinated effort to curb and adapt to climate change, according to a new National Academy of Sciences report by a committee that included two University of Arizona experts.
Richard N. Morrison will be awarded a doctor of humane letters from CALS for his contributions to natural resources leadership, resolution of Indian water rights claims and the management and conservation of natural resources.
The UA’s Udall Center, with support from the Institute of the Environment and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, has selected three UA faculty members to conduct environment-related research as 2011–12 Udall Center Fellows.
Of the 2,000 students across the nation named 2011-12 National Science Foundation fellowship recipients, 20 are current UA students. They are conducting research in ecology and evolutionary biology, geosciences and other disciplines.
A dry 2011 and a wet winter and strong monsoon season in 2010 have set the stage for a busy wildfire season in southern Arizona, says Gregg Garfin, a deputy director at the UA's Institute for the Environment.