Could Recycling Wastewater Solve California’s Water Problem?
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Could Recycling Wastewater Solve California’s Water Problem?

California is currently in the midst of a four-year drought. And after record-low snowfalls over the winter, Gov. Jerry Brown imposed water use restrictions for the first time in the state’s history. His plan to conserve water includes the imposition of a 25-percent reduction on local water-supplying agencies. This means residents will have to adjust … Continue reading

Drexel Snapshot x2: Conserving Central African Wildlife Diversity
Science & Technology

Drexel Snapshot x2: Conserving Central African Wildlife Diversity

Central Africa’s Congo Basin is a biodiversity hotspot, meaning it’s a region with an incredibly rich array of plants and animals, many of which are found nowhere else—and which face threats to survival that include deforestation, climate change and hunting. A Drexel professor and her students are part of an international effort to protect this … Continue reading

Environmental Science 101, Day 1: Get Stuck In Mud
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Environmental Science 101, Day 1: Get Stuck In Mud

Remember when intro courses meant big lecture halls and sweeping overviews of everything there is to know about a discipline? Not this time. Environmental Science 101 at Drexel began in the mud. Freshmen majoring in environmental science at Drexel this academic year are the first to experience a curriculum that was totally revamped after the formation … Continue reading