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RBC affiliates contribute to ‘Nature-Based Solutions for Biodiversity’

Image of a shoreline and the words Nature-Based Solutions for Biodiversity.

A team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the University of Georgia recently published “Nature-Based Solutions for Biodiversity,” a handbook that uses landscape architecture renderings to demonstrate how communities can use nature-based solutions to protect their communities while promoting biodiversity.

Thompson to lead new Land Conservation Clinic

A man teaches to a class of students outside.

Steffney R. Thompson will lead the School of Law’s new Land Conservation Clinic (a refocused version of the Environmental Practicum). The clinic will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between the law school and Odum School of Ecology working at the nexus of law, science and policy to support and expand conservation efforts across Georgia and the Southeast.

Call for Abstracts | Confluence: UGA Water Science And Policy Poster Symposium

The River Basin Center invites UGA graduate students who are conducting water science or policy research in any field to participate in a poster contest, Confluence: UGA Water Science & Policy Poster Symposium. The contest and following social will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 20 at the UGA Special Collections Library, Banquet Room 285.

Booming populations, rich freshwater diversity, and water scarcity: the common challenges of the towns along the I-85 corridor

The towns that line the I-85 corridor from Atlanta to Raleigh have several commonalities: burgeoning populations, reliance on small rivers and tributaries for water supply and waste disposal, and some of the richest freshwater aquatic biodiversity on the planet. These commonalities lead to shared problems. A team of University of Georgia researchers, from the Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems and River Basin Center recently published a paper that gets at the heart of this issue.

GMNH zoological collection available online

shells of Donax variabilis, the "variable coquina"

The Georgia Museum of Natural History at the University of Georgia is vast, with collections spread across a number of campus facilities. But now, for the first time, one of its zoological collections can be viewed online.