This page lists the research articles various members of the OSU Sustainability Community have used in sustainability research. These articles are published in various academic journals and explain relevant sustainability concepts at a high level. The Sustainabilty Double Degree would highly encourage anyone conducting sustainability research to peruse and add to this list.
With increased travel, consumption, and waste, the holiday season has a substantial impact on the environment. Consider these statistics from the CDC: Americans throw away about 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Years Eve. If every American family wrapped just 3 presents in reused materials, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football […]
Three-quarters of Oregons eligible fifth- and sixth-grade students participated in the inaugural year of the statewide Outdoor School program, according to a new Oregon State University Extension Service report. In the 2017-18 school year Oregons 30,739 participatingOutdoor Schoolstudents spent a total of 115,131 days outside, according to thereport. Kristopher Elliott, an Oregon State University Extension […]
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Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real contribution to climate change mitigation and wildlife habitat restoration in our community? The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is hosting its third annual planting of native shrubs and grasses at the Dunawi Creek Regeneration Project site in the Bald Hill Natural Area! The goal of this project […]
Congratulations to the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences on earning the bronze-level Green Office Certification! The Oregon State Environmental Sciences Club tackled the Green Office Certification survey as a club project, on behalf of CEOAS. Thank you to the many members of the Environmental Sciences Club that contributed to gathering and inputting data […]
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Researchers from the United States and Japan have identified 84 species of marine algae and cyanobacteria that arrived on the Pacific Northwest coast via debris from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami and, to date, none have gained a foothold in U.S. coastal waters. Since more than a dozen of the algal species are on […]