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Marshes called key in combating sea-level rise

David Burdick of the N.H. Coastal Adaptation Workgroup brought community members to the salt water marshland near the Seacoast Science Center in Rye on Monday to explain its important role as a buffer from ocean surge and sea-level rise.

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UNH Names Innovative Composting Facility after Sustainable Agriculture Pioneer

The University of New Hampshire has named its high-tech composting/energy capture facility at the Organic Dairy Research Farm in honor of the sustainable agriculture pioneer who advanced the technology -- the Joshua Nelson Energy Recovery Compost Facility. The facility is the only one of its kind at a land-grant university.

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Bobcats In The Granite State

Researchers out of Durham are close to completing a study on bobcat populations in the Granite State. Though no one is sure how many bobcats are in New Hampshire, increased sightings and captures over the past decade have led researchers to believe bobcats are rebounding.

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NHAES Research: New England Lakes Recovering Rapidly From Acid Rain

For more than 40 years, policy makers have been working to reduce acid rain, a serious environmental problem that can devastate lakes, streams, and forests and the plants and animals that live in these ecosystems.

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N.H. farmers a big winner in 2014 session

Bills establish Farm to Plate Program, clear some regulatory hurdles. “The idea is to make it official state policy to both encourage and support local food and farming in the state,” said John Carroll, a professor of natural resources at the University of New Hampshire who put forth the initiative for the bill.

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Jolly Good Fellows

For the second year in a row, four UNH students have been awarded highly competitive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF-GRFP).

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First year of N.H. moose study shows high mortality rates up north

Ticks are sucking the life out of New Hampshire’s moose population.

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NHAES Scientists Using DNA Analysis to Assess Abundance of NH’s Bobcats

Decades ago, bobcats were commonplace across the Granite State, but their numbers dwindled to near extinction because of land use changes and hunting.

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UNH Alumna, Undergraduate Receive Fulbright Grants

UNH graduate Sophia Burke ’13, environmental science of Belmont, Mass., and senior Spanish major Kelly Taveras ’14 of Manchester have received Fulbright grants for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Super Fan, Super Student

Does Peter Wilkinson ’15 Believe in UNH? You Better Believe It!
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