Researchers look at whether Ozark oases at Tyson Research Center — climate change refugia — could help species persist in spite of rising temperatures.
Washington University instructors will provide University City High School teachers with the tools to teach students about climate change this school year.
Director of Environmental Studies, David Fike, has co-authored a study about the evolution of the earth’s surfaces.
Low-income communities and communities of color are disproportionately harmed by air pollution from burning fossil fuels and by the health risks of climate change.
Tyson Research Center’s summer programs welcome local students into hands-on environmental research, giving them real scientific experience, a chance to explore their interests, and a community to call home.
A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences led by Michael Moore at Washington University in St. Louis finds that dragonfly males have consistently evolved less breeding coloration in regions with hotter climates.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded Washington University in St. Louis one of its 2021 Leadership Awards for excellence in its West North Central Region.
Scientists led by Arpita Bose, assistant professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, found that bacteria found in brackish sediments can “eat” electricity and, in the process, absorb and lock away climate-warming carbon dioxide.
The multimedia art competition challenged students to explain how climate change affects them.
WashU students are working hard to help a neighboring city of 35,000 residents meet its sustainability goals.
The Andes Mountains of South America are the most species-rich biodiversity hotspot for plant and vertebrate species in the world. But the forest that climbs up this mountain range provides another important service to humanity.
Two scientists from Washington University are reconstructing past climate and cultural shifts in the Peruvian Andes.