Environment

'Ecology Explorers' bring environmental education to low-income communities

Monday, August 4, 2014
by Iti Agnihotri

With the right resources, anyone can shape the future. That's why ASU's Ecology Explorers program helps kids of all backgrounds explore their environment.

ASU researchers discover chameleons use colorful language to communicate

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
by Sandra Leander

Chameleons' body regions are "billboards" for different types of information.  

Scientists announce Top 10 New Species

Thursday, May 23, 2013
by Sandra Leander

Researchers call for massive mission: discover 10 million species in 50 years. 

ASU women honor STEM role models

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
by Diane Boudreau

At ASU, women are making discoveries and developing technologies every day. But who inspired, encouraged and motivated them along the road to success? Here, some of ASU’s notable researchers talk about their female role models in STEM.

Water power

Friday, September 28, 2012
by Diane Boudreau

From your body, to plants, to the engine of a car—water helps hot things chill out. But water is a limited resource. How can we cool down and still conserve?

Fresh from the farm

Monday, October 22, 2012
story and photos by Allie Nicodemo

Farmers markets make fresh, healthy, local food available to the whole community.

How to catch a wave

Thursday, December 6, 2012
by Diane Boudreau

A plane flying over Phoenix uses invisible waves to find out what’s on the ground—and how hot it gets.

Hot in the city

Friday, September 28, 2012
by Diane Boudreau

There's no doubt Phoenix is a hot city, especially in the summer. But depending on the landscape, that heat can affect some areas more than others.

Human | Nature

Monday, October 22, 2012
By Sharon Harlan and Diane Boudreau

Scientists at Arizona State University are studying complex environmental challenges that affect our planet and all the living things on it.

The coolest hangouts

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
by Diane Boudreau, photos by Allie Nicodemo

When the temperature soars, we gravitate to green. How do plants keep the environment cool?

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