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December 6, 2012
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Grand Canyon as Old as the Dinosaurs, Suggests New Study Led by CU-Boulder

An analysis of mineral grains from the bottom of the western Grand Canyon indicates it was largely carved out by about 70 million years ago — a time when dinosaurs were around and may have even peeked over the rim, … Continue reading

May 14, 2012
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Mather Lecture

Renowned expert Charles J. Vörösmarty addresses global water crisis The world’s streams, rivers and lakes are under increasing stress because of human water management – and mismanagement – that threaten aquatic biodiversity and the water supply, Charles J. Vörösmarty said … Continue reading

May 11, 2012
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UA Project CENTRL a ‘Life-Changing Experience’

A leadership program sponsored by UA Cooperative Extension has created a network of public officials throughout rural Arizona. Diane Joens has piled up an impressive list of accomplishments over the last decade: mayor of Cottonwood, Ariz., co-founder of Stewards of … Continue reading

September 3, 2011
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Testing the Water for Bioenergy Crops

*Water significant limiting factor in growing crops like switchgrass* Energy researchers and environmental advocates are excited about the prospect of gaining more efficient large-scale biofuel production by using large grasses like miscanthus or switchgrass rather than corn. They have investigated … Continue reading

July 14, 2010
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Plant ‘Breathing’ Mechanism Discovered

Palo Alto, CA — A tiny, little-understood plant pore has enormous implications for weather forecasting, climate change, agriculture, hydrology, and more.   A study by scientists at the Carnegie Institution’s Department of Global Ecology, with colleagues from the Research Center … Continue reading