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Global Environmental Impact

As concerned citizens of the global community, we must recognize and live within environmental limits. Future generations will survive only if we maintain the delicate balance of our planet through thoughtful stewardship of its natural resources. With the world's population exceeding 7.5 billion, the need to conserve these essential elements is increasingly critical. Becoming more environmentally efficient helps us better manage our shrinking water supply, clean the air we breathe, reduce our carbon footprint, and protect our biodiversity.

Quick Hits

Kevin Schug

Three recent studies published by Shimadzu Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry Kevin Schug and his team indicate that wastewater produced during hydraulic fracturing may be recycled and treated for reuse by forward osmosis.

Majie Fan

Majie Fan, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, is studying the role a mountain range in Mexico plays on the formation of a major weather pattern affecting North America.


Sophia Passy

Sophia Passy, associate professor of biology, and postdoctoral researcher Katrina Pound published an article on the biological consequences of stream acidification in the Adirondack Mountains in Diversity and Distributions.

Global Environmental Impact Stories