Month: September 2017

Course focuses on helping communities with climate change impacts

Alex Da Silva and Tony Arreaga Jr., both juniors at the University of Connecticut majoring in environmental engineering, are looking to apply the technical skills they’ve learned to climate change problems. They envision future careers working on low-impact development projects, helping shoreline towns to become more prepared for intense storms and other ways of making […]

Research explores marsh migration process

As rising seas push coastal marshes inland, the yards and woodlands next door are changing. But not much is known about how this happens. That’s why Shimon Anisfeld and colleagues at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies began trying to tease out some of the details of the process by looking at marsh […]

Art, climate change challenges come together in new exhibit, UConn course

Vibrant paintings of the lower Connecticut River share space with images of polluted waterways in India and mixed-media works evoking future water wars and the power and physical properties of water in an exhibit that opened last week at The William Benton Museum of Art. “Unfiltered” features the works of 11 contemporary and six 19th […]