Researchers studied over a decade of photographic records of individual whales and determined that belugas in Alaska's Cook Inlet have relatively low rates of birth and survival, which are both likely contributing to the population’s decline.
February 5, 2023
The beluga whale population in Alaska’s Cook Inlet, which connects Anchorage to the North Pacific Ocean, is listed as endangered and has declined by over 75% from about 1,300 whales in the late 1970’s to fewer than 300 today.
Reactions in microsplastics affect the fate and transport of organic contaminants in natural and engineering water systems, research shows.
January 16, 2023
The production of these reactive oxygen species from nanoplastics can endanger marine life and human health and potentially affects the mobility of the nanoplastics in the environment via redox reactions.
Polymer capable of ultra-fast adsorption and removal of phenolic microplastics and VOC contaminants in water.
January 9, 2023
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) Professor Park Chi-Young's team successfully developed an 'atypical porous polymer material' that can completely remove phenolic organic contaminants in water.
Projects include a water sampling device to detect the presence of PFAS.
December 30, 2022
On Dec 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $2,497,134 in research funding for 25 small businesses to develop technologies that address some of our most pressing environmental problems.