The recently updated UA Sustainability Map, which plots sustainability-related work on campus, has three new layers with information about the people, events, and news related to each project. The map's creators hope it becomes a go-to resource for data on campus sustainability.
A team of ecologists used lidar technology to scan the leaf canopy of an Amazon forest and found that trees responded to drought in some surprising ways.
In the middle of the exhibit hall at the University of Arizona's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research stands a 4,000-pound sample of a Giant Sequoia that began its growth in 212 A.D. and fell in 1915. The laboratory houses over 2.5 million wood research specimens in its archive for study.
Tucson became an established 2030 District on Dec. 20, 2018, when the city, the UA and the county joined the 2030 Districts Network – a nationwide, private-public, nonprofit collaborative who demonstrate that sustainably built buildings can boost a region's economy.
A campuswide sustainability effort diverted more than 45 percent of waste from landfills during the Wildcats' "Zero-Waste" football game, more than doubling the UA's amount of waste diversion in 2017.
The Botanical Relations exhibit, now offered at the University of Arizona Museum of Art, combines botany and art to explore plant life and how we interpret plants through unique lenses.