The potential of green infrastructure in mitigating flood impacts: Focused on the mobility of low income and minority comunities

This research advances national U.S. methods for assessing flood vulnerability and prioritizing transportation improvement investments, to ensure that no community is left stranded when the next flood occurs.

As Rural Western Towns Grow, So Do Their Planning Challenges

A new study examines the planning challenges that residents and officials in the rural mountain American West have been watching unfold for years. The researchers specifically looked at over 1,500 "gateway communities" – rural communities adjacent to national parks, forests, rivers and other outdoor recreational amenities.

Multi-University Center Aims to Minimize Mine Tailings Risk


Increased concern over the sustainability of handling mine waste has led to a joint venture dedicated to mine tailings research and education.

What will happen to the environment if we decide to abandon offices for good?

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, working from home was viewed as a perk. Now it has become a necessity. And as states begin to reopen and ease back into something resembling normalcy (for better or worse), more companies are considering keeping work-from-home policies in place.

Does Biosphere 2 From Hulu’s ‘Spaceship Earth’ Documentary Still Exist?

Spaceship Earth is a new documentary on Hulu about eight people stuck inside for two years, unable to venture into the outside world. That may sound familiar, but this film from director Matt Wolff is not about quarantining during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s about a group of people who voluntarily locked themselves inside a structure called Biosphere 2 in the ’90s.