According to a study co-authored by PhD candidate, Samuel Borstein, reef fish species at the extremes of the food chain evolve faster than fish species in the middle of the food chain with a more varied diet.
As COP24 comes to an end, David Anderson, a professor in UT’s Department of Anthropology, answers some of the most important questions about the impact of the conference and the future of climate action.
Solving climate change requires a new and deeply interdisciplinary approach, says Lisa Reyes Mason, assistant professor and director of the College of Social Work PhD program, in a recent commentary for “Nature Climate Change”.
A new policy brief examines strategies to manage the population and mitigate the risks associated with invasive species.
A new study involving University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology Terry Hazen will look at how aquatic microbial communities are impacted by biocides associated with hydraulic fracking.
Developed countries will need to invest more resources in green energies and less in fossil fuels in order to meet the goals set by the Paris Agreement, according to a study published earlier this year in Nature Energy.
Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm, is expected to make landfall on the East Coast in the coming days.
David Clarke says that when we think about sustainable transportation, we can look to railways for a path forward.
A new study could help explain the driving force behind the largest mass extinction in the history of Earth, known as the End-Permian Extinction.
The public is invited to join the McClung Museum for a daylong bus tour to explore area geology in the foothills near Townsend.
Alison Boyer has studied birds on isolated islands, where they tend to act like mammals in ecosystems.
Joshua Fu has been chosen as the recipient of the prestigious 2018 Lyman A. Ripperton Environmental Educator Award for his education efforts related to controlling air pollution.