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Human Ecology students navigate environmental law and the state of the Raritan River

[Dec 7, 2019]
These EPIB students—who have been studying the Clean Water Act and Superfund sites—went down the Raritan River to learn first-hand about the river’s industrial and recreational history and to observe where regulation has resulted in recovery and where it has yet to achieve results.


Provisioning Garden is the Newest Living Laboratory on the Cook Campus

[Dec 1, 2019]
Students returning to the George H. Cook Campus this fall were greeted with a new garden installed at the Cook Office Building (COB) across from the popular Skelly Field on Dudley Road.


Climate Change and the Voiceless: Protecting Future Generations, Wildlife, and Natural Resources

[Sep 18, 2019]
September 18th, 2019, 12:30 – 2:00, IFNH 101


As the sea rises, how do we get out of harm’s way?

[Jul 12, 2019]
Karen O’Neill's opinion article in NJ.com


Millions of species could disappear if we don’t change. One way to help is to eat less meat, Rutgers prof says.

[Jul 1, 2019]
Prof. Pamela McElwee's opinion article in NJ.com


What's Being Done to Help NJ's Food Deserts?

[Mar 12, 2019]
Dr. Cara Cuite was quoted in the New Jersey Monthly about NJ's food deserts.


Food safety: FDA unveils new plan to ensure safety of food imported to U.S.

[Feb 25, 2019]
Dr. William Hallman was quoted in the USA Today regarding the Food and Drug Administration saying they are getting better at predicting which foods from other countries are more vulnerable to problems.


Rethinking the Future of Food Recalls

[Feb 15, 2019]
Dr. William Hallman and Dr. Cara Cuite wrote an article on food recalls that was the cover story for Food Safety Magazine.


Environmentalists Raise Questions about Salting of NJ Roads

[Feb 4, 2019]
So, the question is having the right people with the technical expertise making the decisions as to how much salt is needed for any particular storm," said Van Abs.


Environmentalists raise concerns about salting roads during winter months

[Feb 1, 2019]
Too much salt can be deadly for aquatic life and plants. It can be harmful to humans as well, says Rutgers professor Daniel Van Abs.



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