Avian flu viruses do not normally infect humans. However, sporadic human infections with avian flu viruses have occurred.
The number of wolves at Isle Royale National Park has dipped to nine — the lowest number seen since Michigan Technological University’s wolf-moose predator-prey study began 54 years ago. What should be done if this furry icon of wilderness culture dies out altogether?
University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning faculty and students, along with the U.S. Green Building Council, reviewed areas of climate change uncertainty, forecasted findings on anticipated climate change in the United States by region, and made recommendations based on the forecasts in a report released Thursday.
The percentage of Americans who believe in global warming has reached the highest level since the fall of 2009, rebounding from a period of significant decline, a new survey reports. A key factor influencing Americans’ views about global warming is their personal observations about the weather and temperature changes,
A 10-year study that intentionally exposed trees to higher levels of carbon dioxide and ozone found that the trees managed to scrounge enough nitrogen to use the additional CO2 — without causing nitrogen levels in the soil to fall. Instead, leaf litter and other organic matter decomposed more quickly, making more nitrogen available.
University of Michigan ecology graduate student Jasmine Crumsey joined nearly 30 other scientists from across the country in Washington, D.C., this week to brief congressional staff members about climate change research.
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North American forests appear to have a greater capacity to soak up heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas than researchers had previously anticipated.
Climate change, dumpster diving and biodiesel will be topics of discussion at three events during Grand Valley State University’s Campus Sustainability Week.
A new study by a University of Michigan paleoclimatologist and two colleagues suggests that the deep ocean was not an important source of carbon during glacial times, forcing scientists to rethink their theories