March 26th, 2020Colorado Public Radio story on the effects of COVID-19 on the pace of research in Colorado features INSTAARs Bruce Vaughn and Michael Gooseff.
March 23rd, 2020INSTAAR Bruce Vaughn is interviewed in this E&E news story about the widening impact of canceled and postponed research trips in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
March 23rd, 2020Mountain geographer Alton Byers reports in the Nepali Times on the social aspects of the yarsa gumba harvesting season in the Barun Valley, eastern Nepal.
March 20th, 2020Wealthy, white California counties—once considered the nation’s hotbeds for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)—have seen prevalence flatten or fall in the last two decades, while rates among poor whites and minorities keep ticking up, new CU Boulder research has found.
March 18th, 2020The movement of sea ice between Arctic countries is expected to significantly increase this century, raising the risk of more widely transporting pollutants like microplastics and oil, according to new research from CU Boulder. “This means there is an increased potential for sea ice to quickly transport all kinds of materials with it, from algae to oil,” said Patricia DeRepentigny, doctoral candidate in the Department for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. “That's important to consider when putting together international laws to regulate what happens in the Arctic.”