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air pollution

Particulate Pollution

Increasingly we recognize the impacts of small airborne particles on our health. Breathing particles less than 2.5 microns in diameter, known as PM2.5, is estimated to cause more than 3 million deaths per year worldwide.

Before the Lease: Farm Choices for Landowners Part I

Lecture Video

Hear from practitioners about the considerations landowners should be aware of when deciding what type of farming they would like to see on their land.

Whine while you can

Podcast

There are lots of potential impacts associated with global climate change – shifts in the distribution of plants are among them. Most plant species are adapted to a range of climate conditions. If the climate changes, their habitat can shift as well. This is true for crop and forestry plants, as well as native species.

Less beef

Podcast

In the Northeast, grilling season is almost over. While many will miss backyard barbecues, it’s high time that we rethink the American summer ideal of a thick, juicy steak.

Related Projects

Buell-Small Succession Study

Post-agricultural plant community succession is being studied in permanent plots in central New Jersey.

Crop Selection Consequences for Stream Ecosystem Function

Research examining the cycling of novel allochthonous carbon, i.e. agricultural crop by-products, in Midwestern agricultural streams.

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