Mekong River at its lowest in 100 years, threatening food supply.

A severe drought that has caused water levels in Southeast Asia’s Mekong River to drop to their lowest in more than 100 years could have devastating consequences for fish, as well as the tens of millions of people living and working along the river, experts warn.

USU Ecologist Receives DOE Grant to Study Soil’s Role in Carbon Cycle

Utah State University ecologist Bonnie Waring heads one of seven projects chosen nationally by competitive peer review for a U.S. Department of Energy Terrestrial Ecological Sciences grant.

Coldwater Fishing in a Warming Climate

Smith Lab publishes new research on anglers' adaptations to climate change on the Yellowstone River

Emily Wilkins QCNR Doctoral Student Researcher of the Year

Wilkins is a CAS Cohort 2 student in the Smith Lab

Trainee Rachel Hager Selected as AAAS Mass Media Fellow

Hager will collaborate with media professionals at the Idaho Statesman in Boise, Idaho

Kirsten Goldstein Receives Jeanne X. Kasperson Award

The Jeanne X. Kasperson Award is given to the winners of the student paper competition in the Hazards, Risk, and Disasters Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers.

Huntly to Participate in Science, Stories, and Sustainability Workshop at Intermountain Sustainability Summit

CAS Director Nancy Huntly will discuss the Fourth National Climate Assessment during the session on Friday, March 22, in Shepherd Union, Room 404

Who Recognizes Heat Risks?

Extreme heat poses a growing threat to human health. New research by Peter Howe and colleagues shows that perceptions vary among vulnerable populations, and detailed results of perception studies can provide insights for targeted risk reduction policies.

Cohort 1 Trainee Jeff Haight Publishes CAS Internship Research

Haight and his host (CAS co-PI) Sasha Reed published work on seed bank community and soil texture relationships

Rosenberg’s Lab Publishes New Work on Data Availability and Research Reproducibility in Hydrology and Water Resources

The team used a survey tool to identify key bottlenecks to making work more reproducible.