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May 2014

Solar array to cut HAREC electricity bills in half (East Oregonian)
OSU students develop mobile apps for transit riders (Gazette Times)
OSU students to give presentation on Corvallis energy savings program (Gazette Times)  
Keszler named associate dean in OSU College of Science
"Get There" campaign saves 93,057 miles in car trips (Gazette Times) 
Businesses need to plan for, address impacts on biodiversity, new report indicates
From plants to plastic (Albany Democrat Herald) 
National Pesticide Information Center beefs up mobile presence with $5 million award 
Engineering Expo to showcase student projects 
OSU solar projects provide cost savings, reduce carbon emissions 
OSU’s Mote part of national climate report 
Corvallis Science Pub focuses on the future of the oceans 
Artist DJ Spooky to perform free concert at Oregon State
Six 'Grant Challenges' face the United States (Domestic Fuel)
Oregon State redefines sustainable manufacturing (Assembly Magazine)

April 2014

OSU scientists part of national APLU report outlining research challenges
"The Carnivore Way" could be key to large predator conservation 
OSU again named green college by Princeton Review 
OSU celebrates sustainability with Earth Week 
OSU names Lubchenco adviser for marine sciences 
Native American author Linda Hogan to read from her works at OSU
Feds clearing path for Pacific wave energy test (Houston Chronicle)
OSU-Cascades showcases stewardship on new site (Bend Bulletin)
Trees go high-tech: process turns cellulose into energy storage devices
Energy breakthrough uses sun to create solar energy materials
Tilth program helps growers transition to organics (Capital Press) 
Scientists gather in Bend for “Week of Fire” April 7-10

March 2014

Rubber wristbands show pollution in air, water and food
Transform fish waste into food for an aquaponics garden
Winning OSU solar car team preps for new challenges - Corvallis Advocate
OSUsed store sells surplus goods - KEZI
Surveyed coast professionals see climate change - Corvallis Advocate 
Researchers find evidence of bighorn sheep on island – now what? 
National survey reveals coastal concerns over climate change
Oregon State ranks seventh worldwide in agriculture and forestry
Agricultural Research Foundation funds new OSU research

February 2014

OSU selects public health leader, ecologist for Distinguished Professor Awards
OSU website tracks Oregon's economic, social and environmental health
In Oregon, seeds sow worries as GMO and organic crops try to coexist (Chicago Tribune) 
Sustainable manufacturing system to better consider the human component 
Corvallis, Albany teachers link Costa Rica with Oregon schools
Spring food and farm workshops for chefs and gardeners (Portland Monthly)
Symposium covers living on our 'altered planet' (Gazette-Times)
Panel OKs $125,000 for state's GMO task force (Capital Press)  
OSU open textbook initiative aims to reduce student costs, enhance learning
Corvallis picked for regional climate center (Statesman Journal)

January 2014

OSU to hold symposium Feb. 14-15 featuring LeGuin, others 
Eliminating grazing won't reduce impact of climate change on rangeland, scientists say
How the threat to lions, leopards and wolves endangers us all (the guardian) 
Study identifies high level of “food insecurity” among college students 
War on lionfish shows first promise of success 
2014 Starker Lectures at OSU to explore “Working Forests” 
Noted biologist, OSU science historian to discuss salmon recovery 
Loss of large carnivores poses global conservation problem
Rooftop gardens are the future of farming (Statesman Journal)
Dr. King’s Lessons for the Climate Justice Movement (Common Dreams)
OSU lands $1 million grant for bioenergy study (Gazette-Times)
Hundreds of small farmers to gather at annual OSU conference

December 2013

$1 million USDA grant boosts Oregon State tree research for bioenergy 
Urban areas tough on fish – but Portland leads way on mitigation
Five popular OSU Extension gardening stories from 2013 
Interactive eco-art projects sought for February symposium 
Survey finds ignorance of “fracking” despite emerging importance
Efforts to curb climate change require greater emphasis on livestock 
Significant advance reported with genetically modified poplar trees
As I See It: OSU Foundation should sell off oil, gas investments (Gazette-Times)
Older, wealthier Oregonians most likely to take water conservation seriously

November 2013

Large study shows pollution impact on coral reefs – and offers solution 
Pre-industrial rise in methane gas had natural and anthropogenic causes
4 things U.S. college towns could teach planners about biking (Bike Portland)
OSU Divest group makes presentation before faculty senate (Gazette-Times) 
Science Policy Forum: Researchers advocate for climate adaptation science
Sustainability in Brazil (Terra)
Realism over reverence: A loveable soil nerd’s advice for sustainable activism (Idealists in Action) 
OSU creates new center to support food systems 
Two OSU buildings selected for 2013 DeMuro Award
OSU review details negative impact of pesticides and fertilizers on amphibians
Legacy of Oregon Gov. Tom McCall featured at Corvallis Science Pub 
Climate report: Wildfires, snowmelt, coastal issues top Northwest risks

October 2013

It's time to enroll in OSU Extension's Master Gardener training
Learning takes root at OSU-supported school gardens 
Bike safety, alternative transportation focus of this year’s OSU Be Bright! Be Seen! event 
Breakthrough in study of aluminum should yield new technological advances 
Increasing toxicity of algal blooms tied to nutrient enrichment and climate change 
OSU Press publishes book on salmon by acclaimed biologist 
OSU updates resources for protecting bees from pesticides
Grants could help data centers, server farms cool their jets (Sustainable Business Oregon)
Teeny reactor pumps out biodiesel (AboutMyPlanet) 
Botanist and writer Robin Kimmerer to read from her book Oct. 19 
OSU students will be part of global initiative created by President Clinton
New cooling system aims to slash energy use in data centers (Sustainable Industries) 
OSU researchers helping China’s rarest seabird rebound from near-extinction 
GMOs in agriculture to be Corvallis Science Pub topic
No car? No problem! (Gazette-Times) 
OSU faculty members key contributors to IPCC report

September 2013

Study: Dams provide resilience to Columbia from climate change impacts

August 2013

OSU ranked 11th in nation as “Cool School” by Sierra Club for green efforts 
New companies, research ideas chosen to join OSU Venture Accelerator
OSU receives $1.2 million to expand fermentation science program

July 2013

Global warming to cut snow water storage 56 percent in Oregon watershed 
OSU hotline opens for food preservation questions 
Scientists outline long-term sea-level rise in response to warming of planet
OSU to test new tools to assess health risk from Superfund sites
OSU solar vehicle wins Formula Sun Grand Prix 
Antifreeze, cheap materials may lead to low-cost solar energy
On-campus students donate 13 tons to local nonprofits during move-out


June 2013

Climate change threatens forest survival on drier, low-elevation sites 
Dam construction to reduce greenhouse gases causes ecosystem disruption 
Jane Lubchenco kicks off OSU speaker series at da Vinci Days
Increasing Incentives for Energy Efficiciency (OPB's Think Out Loud) 
OSU, industry partnerships draw on student talent
Ten easy flowering shrubs that flourish with little water
OSU study: Let’s reward renewable-friendly utilities (Sustainable Business Oregon)
As I see it: It’s wrong for OSU to profit from climate destruction (Gazette-Times)
How the cold war spawned the environmental movement (New Scientist)
Wyden asks OSU students to take the lead on renewable energy (Gazette-Times)


May 2013

Study finds disincentives to energy efficiency can be fixed 
OSU geographer to receive international prize for mediation
Widmer’s BEST practice: Fuel cells for wastewater cleaning (Sustainable Business Oregon) 
Researchers help threatened wheat crops in Asia
Pioneering wave power farm renews green energy hope (NewScientist)
Sierra Club selects two young adults to travel across the country and document their adventure (Equities.com)  
Robert Michael Pyle to appear at OSU for Campus Creature Census Celebration 
"eButterfly" can change a summer hobby into a scientific venture
Portland Brewery Tests Out Water-Recycling Fuel Cell (OPB) 
OSU Beavers across nation gear up for day of service 
Land management options outlined to address cheatgrass invasion
Newberry Geothermal: New Path to Tap Energy (KTVZ)
The six-point inspection: New books on spam, violence and “Catastrophic Environmentalism” (Slate)
Oregon bill requires wave energy companies to remove equipment (OPB)


April 2013

Documentary explores students bringing water to Kenyan community
A solar booster shot for natural gas power plants (Innovations Report)
Should the Northwest grow markets for forest biofuels (EarthFix) 
Earth Week at OSU offers sustainable events, opportunities
Turn manure into compost for your garden
A New Energy-Saving Pigment Comes out of the Blue (Chem Matters: ACS)
Company develops solar-powered floating device to clean water (SustainableLife) 
Oregon State University featured in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges 
Study: Taking stairs, raking leaves may equal a trip to the gym 
Essayist and pianist join on May 1 to explore words and music 
OSU creates new health promotion program, seeks participants
Sun bus to Africa (Gazette-Times)


March 2013

Water conflict wars (Agriculture and Ecosystems Blog)
How climate change threatens the seas (USA Today)
Residents near Chinese e-waste site face greater cancer risk 
Public invited behind doors of HMSC April 13 for Marine Science Day 
New system to restore wetlands could reduce massive floods, aid crops 
OSU Press publishes its first book for children
Is It Time For Tall Wood? (Earth Techling) 
Newport researchers seek to reduce bycatch in groundfish trawling 
Reconstruction of temperature history shows significance of recent warming
OSU turns winemaking waste into food supplements and flowerpots
OSU collecting electronics and plastics for recycling competition March 6-13 
Invasive species danger from tsunami may not be known for years
Moral issues of climate change discussed at Science Pub

February 2013

OSU celebrates nutrition month with two-day event in the MU Quad 
Starker Lectures to explore forest biomass issues 
Study finds climate change impact on stream flow differs according to location
Clean energy conference weathers blackout with microgrid (Grist) 
Construction begins on test facility for new nuclear energy concept
Layer compost 'lasagna-style' for no-till gardening


January 2013

Newport selected as home of Pacific Marine Energy Center 
NSF selects OSU to lead project rejuvenating U.S. research fleet
OSU Sustainability Office is hiring student positions
OSU, Corvallis team up on program to promote bike, pedestrian safety (Gazette-Times) 
OSU and the City of Corvallis want bikers and pedestrians to Be Bright! 
Physical education requirement at four-year universities at all-time low
Georgia turf expert heads to OSU for greener grass 
New electronics for a sustainable world 
Plum Creek commits $500,000 for OSU water-quality research

December 2012

New OSU crops expert in Malheur County aims to reduce pesticide use
Oregon State to begin producing own solar power in January (Gazette-Times)
A Greener Wood Glue (Isla Earth Radio)
Electricity from ocean waves (Weather Channel)
Oregon State University installs two solar arrays (Sustainable Business Oregon)
OSU to test quinoa as Northwest crop
OSU planting seeds for “solar farm” on campus as part of OUS program
Ocean Wave Energy Technology and Oregon’s Process (TriplePundit)
Portland General Electric tests biofuel options to replace coal at Boardman plant (The Oregonian)
If Your House Is On Fire (The Sun)
Exposing the logic of climate change denial (The Oregonian)


November 2012

Climate change affects Oregon (News-Register)
Coos Bay considers urban wind turbines (KMTR)
Proposed timber sales strive for 'ecological logging' (KVAL)
Registration opens for training program for new urban farmers
Climate change increases stress, need to restore grazed public lands
Students work out for energy Civil War (Gazette-Times)
"Recycling 101" to help Oregonians learn basics of recycling, save money
Medical vital-sign monitoring reduced to the size of a postage stamp
Sweet approach discovered to produce metal casting parts, reduce toxicity
Saturation operation to address bike, pedestrian and driver conflicts
Mountain meadows dwindling in the Pacific Northwest

October 2012

OSU selling historic homes and structures
OSU commuters get more options
Environmental historian to speak on wildland fires on Nov. 1
Free symposium set Nov. 1-2 on women’s roles and political impact

September 2012

"Semi-dwarf" trees may enable a green revolution for some forest crops
OSU to lead project exploring ocean’s response to increasing acidification
Statewide public health conference set for Oct. 8-9
Newport, Reedsport chosen as finalists for $8 million wave energy facility
Ancient diatoms could make biofuels, electronics and health food
OSU helps Oregon’s tribal nations archive their history
OSU researchers create model for analyzing invasive species threat
Family harvest party and garden tour held Sept. 30
Private support, technology licenses led increase in Oregon State research revenues

August 2012

Microwave ovens may help produce lower cost solar energy technology 
Public wave energy test facility begins operation in OregonVegetarian visit to Corvallis, Oregon (Examiner.com)
OSU-discovered compound could keep buildings cool (Sustainable Business Oregon)
Solar Vehicle Team honored for its "Spirit of the Rayce (Solid State Technology)
Climate change heat waves (OPB's Think Out Loud)
Harvesting Hawaiian plants to make jet fuel and clean diesel (Rating of ocean health shows “room for improvement” 
Research could improve oil recovery, aid environmental cleanup
Major advance made in generating electricity from wastewater
Study finds a new pathway for invasive species – science teachers

July 2012

Environmental concerns increasing infectious disease in amphibians 
Community garden open house held Aug. 9 in Sweet Home
Oregon State gets grant for biofuels genetics work (Capital Press) 
Active forest management to reduce fire could aid northern spotted owl
OSU students’ abandoned household goods provide a boon to local nonprofits (Gazette Times)
West Linn volunteer creates $1.2 million gift for OSU Master Gardener program
OSU students donate 20,000 pounds of items as they move off campus

June 2012

OSU’s new natural resources academy has a global appeal 
OSU helps schools reduce pesticide use, comply with law
Reclaiming wastewater nutrients (College of Engineering Blog)
Improving compostable utensils (College of Engineering Blog)
10 Most Bike-Friendly Campuses Across America (Best Colleges Online) 
Ocean wave energy to be explored at Corvallis Science Pub

May 2012

OSU wins $90K EPA sustainability award (Sustainable Business Oregon) 
New compound could become “cool blue” for energy efficiency in buildings 
Technology to monitor bird sounds, impacts of environmental change 
Moore Family Center grand opening set for June 6
Igloo encourages OSU to ditch bottled water (Gazette Times)
Editorial: Time to find new homes for lawn-bound furniture (Gazette Times)
OSU scientist awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship
Electric Vehicles on Display at OSU (KEZI)
Offshore platform is next step in wave energy effort (Forbes)
Small-scale hydropower technology taking root in Pakistan (Momentum)
Workshops on social change held May 11 and 12
Study finds stream temperatures don’t parallel warming climate trend

April 2012

New OSU research center will assess impact of Farm Bill and other policies
OSU ranked fifth worldwide in MobilizeU (MobilizeU Leaderboard)
Sustainable textile and apparel symposium held May 14
Earth Day 2012: The Best and Worst Pronouncements (Scientific American)
Concert to highlight social and environmental change held May 11
OSU among 16 greenest colleges (Sustainable Business Oregon)
TED speakers talk environment issues (Gazette Times)
Analysis raises atmospheric, economic doubts about forest bioenergy 
OSU annual Earth Day Hoo Haa is April 22 near Corvallis 
Speaker to address expanding militarism, impact on the ecosystem on April 18 
Rising CO2 levels linked to global warming during last deglaciation 
Nobel laureate Adolfo Pérez Esquivel to speak at OSU for PeaceJam
Study: Impact of warming climate doesn’t always translate to streamflow
Loss of predators affecting ecosystem health 
Workshop to provide skills for advancement in academia
Presentation to focus on climate change (The Columbian)
Corvallis Science Pub to focus on pollution in the western U.S.

March 2012

League honors bike-friendly universities (Bicycle Retailer & Industry News) 
First Lady Michelle Obama to deliver commencement address at OSU 
Four OSU researchers receive CAREER awards
Green chemistry center grows up and reaches out (Portland Business Journal)
Two agriculture-inspired exhibits to feature Betty LaDuke this spring 
OSU collecting electronics for recycling competition March 7-14
Corvallis Science Pub to focus on biofuels

February 2012

Author, environmentalist to lecture on future of the planet 
OSU begins new natural resources leadership summer program 
Oregon Sea Grant funds $2 million in ocean and coastal research for 2012-14
Healthy food choices target of new student-created campaign (LIFE@OSU)
Secretary Salazar Visits Oregon To Promote Ecological Timber Sales (OPB)
Study: Forested riparian zones important to nitrogen control, stream health
Eco Warriors help OSU residence halls compete in recycling challenge
Researchers eye monitoring system for offshore wind energy impacts
Legacy of Hanford nuclear site discussed Feb. 23
OSU, UP students join national efficiency competition (Sustainable Business Oregon)
Student contest calls for writing and video entries on ways to prosper on Earth
Garden research program for teens holds recruitment meetings

January 2012

Intel still leads nation in green power (Sustainable Business Oregon)
Recyclemania Civil War starts this week (Gazette Times)
Case Study: Produce supply chain – two tales in one city (Sustainable Business Oregon)
Going Paperless – Tips for Reducing Resources (OSU's Greening IT)
Starker Lectures to explore forest and water interactions
Waves of activity help the tide rise in Newport (OregonBusiness)
Film series celebrating women comes to OSU campus
Registration opens for OSU's small farms conference on Feb. 25

December 2011

OSU spinoff company makes first shipment of specialty chemical
Sustainability program turns Christmas trees even greener

November 2011

OSU study questions cost-effectiveness of biofuels and their ability to cut fossil fuel use 
New study: Climate sensitivity to CO2 more limited than extreme projections 
"Fool’s gold" leads to new options for cheap solar energy 
Southwestern Oregon streams: a flawed view of the past
Mountains of recyclables collected at OSU event (Gazette Times)
Author Bill McKibben launches ‘Discovery Lecture Series’ Nov. 17
Applications open for American Youth Leadership exchange with Mongolia
Book explores resilience as management goal for Pacific salmon
How to successfully replant riparian areas
Compost worm bin enriches soil and recycles (Gazette Times)
Global warming prompts tree migration (Sustainable Business Oregon)
Talks, film screening at OSU to honor environmentalist Aldo Leopold on Nov. 14

October 2011

Willamette Innovators Night spotlights creative economy 
Lange to present alumni fellow seminar on federal forest policy
"Iraq Road Show" in Oregon Highlights Green, Clean, and Renewable (NUSACC)
Production of biofuel from forests will increase greenhouse emissions
Fewer marten detections in California forest linked to decline in habitat
Wave energy planning generating public interest
Tau Science targets solar industry with assist from OSU
International Forest Film Festival to begin in Corvallis
NOAA again selects OSU to run marine studies institute
"Albedo effect" in forests can cause added warming, bonus cooling 
Oregon Sea Grant co-sponsors “Next Wave” Heceta Head Coastal Conference
OSU joins multi-university launch of $1 billion “Green Challenge”
Federal oceans and polar policy expert to direct climate change center at OSU
Explore Oregon farms, farmer’s markets through new website
OSU’s Becker-Blease honored as “Rising Star” from Aspen Institute
New Zealand poet to read from work on Oct. 28 at OSU
OSU faculty earn nearly $42 million in research grants in a single month
Corvallis Science Pub to feature Engineers Without Borders, Beavers Without Borders
Lecture series to examine engineering approach to climate change
Forest structure, services may be lost even as form remains
Nature study: Rising CO2 levels at end of Ice Age not tied to Pacific Ocean

September 2011

Art installation project on OSU campus seeks participants
City pedals to top ranking (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
Award will allow expansion of nanotech safety research programs
OSU scientists to play key role in forest, aviation fuel initiative
$4.4 million fuels new bioenergy education program at OSU
"Food for Thought” series begins seventh season
Expansion of OSU Energy Efficiency Center will aid Oregon industry
Family harvest party and garden tour held Oct. 2
Choosing a path to sustainability
Study outlines stream temperature changes following timber harvests
Microwave ovens a key to energy production from wasted heat
Biodiversity helps dilute infectious disease, reduce its severity
Making wages in energy production (Corvallis Gazette-Times)
Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry earns $20 million in funding

August 2011

OUS to break ground on Oregon’s largest solar project
OSU and da Vinci Days cut waste, set a model for the region
OSU named to Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll
Study: Saving owls and salmon also stores carbon

July 2011

OSU’s purchase of green power puts it at the top of nation’s universities
Northwest Forest Plan has unintended benefit – carbon sequestration
New tool to assess impact of building dams available
OSU diverts material from landfill, benefits community
Quarter century later, methane deposits intrigue scientists, industry
Loss of large predators disrupting plant, animal and human ecosystems

June 2011

Inkjet printing could change the face of solar energy industry
Smaller companies hit hardest during emerging market crises 
New degree program developed to analyze, impact environmental issues 
Research on elephants shows value of habitat connectivity
OSU’s Edge to chair Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission
OSU uses campground firewood as invasive species education tool
Prototype demonstrates success of advanced new energy technology
OSU to host conference on rural vitality

May 2011

Grad student wins $10K sustainable ag scholarship
Conference to explore sustainable design in wood buildings
OSU rates another green listing
Gov. John Kitzhaber to deliver McCall lecture May 25 at OSU
OSU Beavers in five states gear up for service
OSU horticulture graduate student receives $10,000 scholarship
OSU researchers striving for hardier, cold-tolerant barley
Oregon 4-H students chosen for leadership experience in Mongolia
OSU students to show new technologies, accomplishments in Portland forum
Scientists, farmers to study climate change
Oregon BEST announces new consortium to fund research
Entrepreneur to discuss water, energy conservation
OSU wind, wave researcher named Outstanding Young Engineer
National Pesticide Information Center launches new website
Winners of student sustainability writing contest announced
Corvallis Science Pub to explore invasive species

April 2011

OSU named EPA Green Power Pac-10 Conference Champion
Six Oregon colleges make list of nation's greenest (Portland Tribune)
OSU profs named fellows of The Wildlife Society
Community Celebrates Earth Day Hoo Haa (KEZI) 
Oregon State among “Green Colleges” listed by Princeton Review
Career day picks up green tint at OSU 
OSU takes top spot in Oregon for recycling 
Site chosen for wave energy testing in Oregon
OSU plans Earth Week events
Corvallis will use grant to reduce energy use
Visiting professor advocates for change in economic values
The Planet's Natural Air Filters
Poetry reading on April 22 celebrates Earth Day 
OSU celebrates Earth Week
Carbon sequestration estimate in U.S. increased – barring a drought
New report examines Oregon Ag energy use
OSU organic farmers to serve up food, music April 22
Recycled Fashion Show & Networking Event held April 28 in Portland
Author of ‘Diet for a Small Planet’ to deliver Pauling Peace Lecture on May 4

March 2011

OSU hosts first sustainability career fair (Gazette-Times)
‘Buy Local’ still hot (Gazette-Times)
Food for Thought series presents Stewart Brand and Rethinking Green on March 10
Marine energy center to help test newest technologies
Conference focuses on cooperation (Gazette-Times)

February 2011

Climate change causing demise of lodgepole pine in western North America
OSU trash-to-fashion show hits catwalk (Gazette-Times)
Green Electronic Technology (US News & World Report)
Inuit leader, Nobel nominee to speak on climate, environmental issues
$4.3 million NSF grant to support planning for future water management
OSU Ecology, Environmental Pubs Rank Fourth Nationally (Western-Farmer Stockman)
USDA Funds Climate Research on Agricultural and Forest Production (Sustainable Business)
Lectures will address hunger, climate change (Gazette-Times)
Batten to head marine energy center
Brook receives Google fellowship for science communication
OSU to study farming methods in bid to curb, adapt to climate change
LEED Platinum Fires Up Oregon Power Plant (EarthTechling)
Environmental lawyer addresses natural resource laws on Feb. 17 at OSU
Endowed chair leads development of eco-friendly wood composites
OSU student engineers hold benefit banquet
Pollution controls used during China Olympics could save lives if continued
Ideas Matter lecture addresses religious faith and climate change
Rivalry Helps Oregon Become a Greener State (KEZI)
OSU gets gold star in sustainability (OregonLive blog)
Oregon State's new Energy Center makes a platinum statement (The Oregonian)
OSU gets a gold star for sustainability (Sustainable Business Oregon)
OSU Receives High Sustainability Rating (KEZI)
OSU receives gold sustainability designation

January 2011

“Song for the Blue Ocean,” a celebration of the ocean, held Feb. 18-19
“Song for the Blue Ocean,” a celebration of the ocean, held Feb. 18-19
Ideas Matter lecture focuses on water disputes and conflict resolution approaches
OSU publications in ecology, the environment ranked fourth in nation
Workshop on “History and Ecology” set Feb. 3-4 at OSU
Blunting the eco impact of mega sporting events (Sustainable Life)
OSU Researcher To Discuss Wave Energy (My Central Oregon)
Starker Lectures to explore global forestry issues
OSU building gets LEED certification (Democrat-Herald)
Effort under way to restore Willamette River (Statesman Journal)
Oregon State University receives $5 million grant to prevent child obesity
OSU Energy Center Receives LEED Platinum Certification (KEZI)
OSU Energy Center first Platinum LEED-certified power facility in nation
Show features recycled fashions (Statesman Journal)
Carnegie Foundation bestows coveted ‘Community Engagement’ designation on OSU
Energy projects receive grants (Democrat-Herald)
The future of the forest can sustain communities and the trees (The Oregonian)
OSU named Campus Sustainability Leader (Gazette-Times)
Wave of Discovery: Harnessing the Ocean's Power (National Science Foundation)

December 2010

New technology to speed cleanup of nuclear-contaminated sites, reduce costs and create jobs
Oregon, city of Portland don't meet ambitious goals to power with renewable sources (The Oregonian)
Warming up to climate change (Think Out Loud OPB)
Best bet for eco-friendly toys? Wood (Bend Bulletin)
HP Plays Key Role in Development of New Energy Efficient Ethernet Standard (Business Wire)
Nature study: Loss of biodiversity can increase disease transmission

November 2010


Your idle computer can help OSU with climate simulation modeling (The Oregonian)
Qatar and Oregon Partner to Develop Sustainable Practices (America.gov) 
Water issues, extreme weather among concerns in assessment report
Phil Mote, Oregon State University climate scientist, weathers the storm growing around global warming (The Oregonian)
Sustainaball makes a green debut tonight (The Daily Barometer)
OSU, Oxford, others launch citizen scientist climate modeling initiative
Bend family endows first faculty position at OSU-Cascades
New major offered in College of Forestry (The Daily Barometer)
Forest canopy expert to speak on Nov. 17
5 small bike-friendly cities
How "green" is your Christmas tree?
Sustainable Oregon and Iraq (OPB Think Out Loud)
OSU named a “Campus Sustainability Leader” by institute
From Farm to Fridge to Garbage Can (New York Times)
Innovative research center shows off its BEST work
Sustainability, innovation keep Corvallis consignment store thriving in hard times

October 2010

Engineering team protects their community, and the environment, one storm drain at a time

OSU-Cascades energy engineering management degree approved

OSU trades in orange for green (The Daily Barometer)

Oregon State University gets support in making its students global citizens

USDA to support organic blackberries, initiatives to attract new farmers

New Oregon State University website builds partnerships with industry

University lab researchers rewarded for going for green (Lab Manager Magazine)

 ‘Can Poetry Save the Earth?’ talk held on Oct. 27

Corvallis earns EPA Green Power Community of the Year award (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

OSU nuclear advances highlighted in new series

New book looks at the moral reasons we should care about climate change (Oregonian)

EPA names Corvallis Green Power Community of the Year (US EPA)

New renewable materials degree program offers job opportunities

AAAS fellow to address climate control and “fixing the sky”

Author Kathleen Dean Moore to speak at OSU about climate ethics

Grant to support new explorations of Earth’s past climate

Kathleen Dean Moore speaks of moral environmentalism (Willamette Live)

Recycled fashion from OSU designers (KGW)

Land “evapotranspiration” taking unexpected turn: huge parts of world are drying up

Oregon student in fight to save biodiesel (Daily Journal of Commerce)

On Thin Ice (Rolling Stone)

Oregon State sciences win grants for sustainability, marine biology (Oregonian)

MOU between Oregon, Qatar heightens international impact of OSU research

Improved websites focus on natural resources in Oregon

Forest Fire to be Focus of Science Pub Corvallis

OSU event to focus on benefits of diversity to U.S. economy

One-day Natural Resources School offered Oct. 23 in Newport

New equipment increases capability of fiber optic environmental monitoring

OSU helps da Vinci Days divert one ton of waste from landfill

New approaches needed to gauge safety of nanotech-based pesticides

Wave Energy To Be Featured on Green Science Oregon

Growth of biofuel industry hurt by GMO regulations

September 2010

Science alone is inadequate to guide social response to climate issues, experts say

Liu receives NSF CAREER Award

Ecampus offers new graduate degree in natural resources

OSU a leader in second national climate change center

OSU, partners to launch NOAA regional climate consortium

Accident “prevention through design” coming to construction industry

Farm, forest lands being protected – but not always for farming or forestry

“Food for Thought” lectures on sustainable ag and biotechnology open Oct. 20

Bike commute challenge has begun (Life@OSU)

Research shows continued decline of Oregon’s largest glacier

Climate change conference to explore ocean impacts and policy

Global leaders: Taking action on climate change is a moral responsibility

August 2010

Eighth annual Kids Day for Conservation offers free, fun, hands-on natural resources education

Audit helps farmers save on energy (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Scientists concerned about environmental impact of recycling of e-waste

Microproducts Breakthrough Institute offers presentation, tours at new laboratory

Rain garden guide helping Oregonians manage stormwater

Oregon State named ‘Cool School’ by Sierra Club

Field day at Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture set for Aug. 25

Oregon State students develop new plan for forests (Deseret News)

OSU engineers turn waste into energy (KGW)

Napa vineyard honored with Orange Spotlight award from OSU

OSU to partner in new $2.2 million center for wood-based composite materials

July 2010

Building as Classroom: Teaching Through Renovation (College Planning & Management)

Tracking Effects of Climate Change (National Science Foundation's "Science 360")

Nanotech coatings produce 20 times more electricity from sewage

OSU wildlife biologist honored with Distinguished Scientist Award

How to lead the nation in sustainable built environment innovation (Sustainable Business Oregon)

Science Pub Corvallis discusses solar energy's bright future

OSU researchers discover new adhesive for tape, label industry

June 2010

New websites focus on water basin restoration in central, southeastern Oregon

Two OSU scientists named lead authors on IPCC Fifth Assessment Report

Studies confirm presence, severity of pollution in national parks

OSU Campus Recycling recovers 11,651 pounds of material during spring move-out

New energy assessment program available to Oregon farmers, rural businesses

Nanotech yields major advance in heat transfer, cooling technologies

Follow the money: wealth, population are key drivers of invasive species

OSU alums help power PGE innovation

Top students and researchers studying rural policy come to Oregon

COSEY camp spreads word on sustainable engineering

May 2010

Students and Faculty Build OSU's First Living Roof Building (KEZI)

Academy climate panel calls for national adaptation strategy

Sustainability mural to be unveiled

OSU Press receives $100,000 to publish books on nature and the environment

Native plant recovery can be complex, sometimes costly

Orange Spotlight: Historic home rises from dust to become unique kitchen and bath showroom

Bob’s Red Mill founder to talk on entrepreneurship, social responsibility

April 2010

College of Engineering annual report features faculty impact on environmental problems

Starker Lectures field trip to explore ecosystem services

Orange Spotlight: Orchard View Farms embrace innovation, sustainability

Award honors years of work by OSU Extension

Return of top predators is key to ecological future, author suggests

New international organization needed for global environmental monitoring

Un-Earthly waste (Gazette-Times)

Terra website hosts new OSU research stories for Earth Day

Students power OSU to top green ranking

Advance made in “thin film” solar cell technology

National Geographic editor will be OSU Earth Day speaker

OSU organic farmers to serve up food, music April 22

Earth Week Community Fair at OSU on April 19

Sustainable gardening Web page debuts

Oregon State to be awarded “Tree Campus USA” status

Nat'l. Geo. editor to give climate change talk for McCall Memorial Lecture

OSU Launches Green Car Sharing Program (KEZI)

March 2010

Tech innovator brings ideas on entrepreneurship to OSU

OSU students soon can rent hybrid cars (Gazette Times)

Hillsboro High senior's fertilizer project wins him $10,000 OSU scholarship (The Oregonian)

Verifying Greenhouse gas emissions (Terra)

OSU to launch car-sharing initiative on campus

New research on environmental health in homes offered in workshops

OSU to begin construction on residence hall/education center

Noted environmental philosopher releases collection of essays, meditations

February 2010

Can ocean's power be harnessed? Buoy tests aim to find out (KATU News)

More frequent fires could aid ecosystems

“GREEN House” to link environmental monitoring, research with residential needs

2010 Starker Lectures to explore ecosystem services

Terra Magazine covers renewing Oregon’s grasslands, capturing carbon and stress

ARRA Sparks Effort to Cut Forest Fire Risks

Oregon Tilth partners with OSU to help organic farmers

OSU researcher receives prestigious “early career research” award

Spring Creek Cafe asks: "What are our obligations to future generations?"

Project monitors OSU energy use (Daily Journal of Commerce)

OSU students begin competition to reduce energy in campus buildings

Learn to save money and cut greenhouse gas (KVAL)

January 2010

Provost Sabah Randhawa appoints Oregon State University Marine Council

Oregon Sea Grant delivers federal dollars for ocean research, outreach efforts

Effects of forest fire on carbon emissions, climate impacts often overestimated

Warm temperatures, low snowpack may spell trouble during El Niño year

Guide gives information on saving trees during construction

OSU restores Gill Coliseum's natural light

Five new, short online videos discuss climate change at the Oregon coast

Solar research center may spur innovation, industry development in Oregon

Is It Wrong to Wreck the Earth? (Philosophy Talk)

OSU Power Up health challenge kickoff takes place Thursday

December 2009

Oregon Sea Grant, ODFW team up to offer two new resource fellowships

Housing growth near national parks may limit conservation value

Momentum, the College of Engineering newsletter, covers multiple sustainability-related stories

Bright idea: Organic farmers giving small, nimble old tractors new life with electric motors (LA Times)

Extending sustainable acts through food supply chain

OSU researcher releases book on environmental struggles in China

November 2009     

Talk on ‘Where Does Our Food Come From?” held Tuesday, Dec. 1

OSU and UO students engage in energy-producing contest

Analysis outlines impacts of climate change on western Oregon

Updated 'Food for Oregon' Web site provides database about food resources

Report: Public wants slow, careful approach to wave energy

Films about food, food issues featured in OSU series

OSU study: Flooded farm fields help native fish species

Sea Grant shares in presidential award for coastal partnership

Mural contest to feature sustainable and renewable energy

John Kitzhaber to give talk on health care reform

NSF grant brings humanities into the forest to imagine future impacts of climate change

Coral reefs inspire rare consensus in new survey – just save them

Experience, learn about wetlands online through ‘Oregon Wetlands Explorer’

October 2009

Innovative new panels could extend solar reach (Daily Journal of Commerce)

Turning cranberries green (Bandon Western World)

OSU professor to deliver free web talk on sustainability in finance

Transparent electronics technology recognized nationally

“Food for Thought” lectures explore biotechnology and environment

OSU MBA program ranked among world’s top 100 by Aspen Institute

OSU’s sustainability path draws nationwide attention

Global warming may spur increased growth in Pacific Northwest forests

OSU Composting can be simple and inexpensive

Kearney Hall renovation achieves LEED gold certification

Climate expert, Nobel laureate to present Condon Lecture

Speaker to address environmental justice; symposium to explore “Earth Democracy”

Loss of top predators causing surge in smaller predators, ecosystem collapse

Climate change adds uncertainty, new challenges to fisheries management

Open house features renovated greenhouse at Oregon State University

Public health conference addresses issues of climate change, healthy aging, and more

September 2009

Booklet offers tips on sustainable living (The Oregonian)

OSU to host live taping of national radio show Philosophy Talk

'Green' labels can confuse consumers (Statesman Journal)

Turning Tides: Generating Energy from the Sea (ClimateEdu)

Ripple receives national honor from Defenders of Wildlife

OSU horticulturist to receive award for supporting organics

Nursery group launches climate-friendly project (Capital Press)

August 2009

OSU ranked in top 40 Cool School Rankings by Sierra Club

“Green” construction often secondary to cost, building codes

Bosses with 'green' values are more likely to over-comply with environmental rules, study says

New measurement techniques show complexity of Willamette River Superfund cleanup

Long debate ended over cause, demise of ice ages – may also help predict future

Iraqi Delegation Looks at Sustainable Rebuild (KEZI 9 News)

July 2009

Family planning: A major environmental emphasis

Tires made from trees – better, cheaper, more fuel efficient

Science Pub Corvallis presents ‘Catch of the Day: Sustainable or Not?’ on July 13

Pioneering climate change researcher speaks at OSU (Corvallis Gazette Times)

OSU nontraditional forestry student finds time to rally support for college

Forest fire prevention efforts will lessen carbon sequestration

Northwest forests could store more carbon, help address greenhouse issues

Running in Place (Athletic Business magazine)

June 2009

Scientists develop groundbreaking new model for impacts of dams

International climate change researchers to convene at OSU July 8-11

Report: West Coast needs more research on fisheries, marine science, climate change

Oregon BEST, OSU team to help Iraq engineers rebuild their war-torn nation using green practices

Students in Free Enterprise develop reusable water bottles for competition

Abrupt global warming could shift monsoon patterns, cut agricultural output

Oregon State University researcher receives Environmental Stewardship Award

May 2009

‘Science Pub-Corvallis’ hosts talk on organic produce, clean soil and local food May 11

Universities Study Health of Organic, Conventional Dairy Cows with $1 Million Grant

April 2009

Beavers recycle better (The Oregonian)

Oregon State University Takes Top Spot in Region for Recycling

OSU To Tackle Solar Future in New "Energy Frontier Research Center"

Lecture Addresses Ecological Destruction of Western Europe

EPA Recognizes OSU as Pac-10 Leader in Purchasing “Green” Power

Oregon State University Celebrates Earth Week

Oregon State Student Selected as Udall Scholar

OSU Organic Farm Invites Public to Earth Day Celebration

Ancient Diatoms Lead to New Technology for Solar Energy

OSU Seeks Comments on Sustainable Agriculture

Nissan Electric Car on Display at OSU

New Book by OSU Press Examines Environmentalism of William O. Douglas

OSU, PSU Team Up to Teach Portland Kids Where Their Food Comes From

Breakthrough Made in Energy Efficiency, Use of Waste Heat

March 2009

Ecotopia Revisited: A Look at Utopias and Dystopias and Climate Change

Clean Energy From Humans? No Sweat (National Wildlife Federation)

OSU to Host Climate Change Seminars

Green power fee reduces OSU footprint (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Sustainability Report: OSU Reduced Net Greenhouse Emissions 30 Percent in 2007-08

Advance Made in Turning Water, Sunlight Into Fuel

Lincoln City Seminar Promotes Local Self-Reliance

Student Exercisers Have Energy to Burn (Athletic Business Magazine)

Green Buildings Laboratory to Boost Sustainable Construction

Oregon BEST Facilitates $1.6 Million Investment in Green Building Research

Believing in the common good

Students back from ‘green’ power summit (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Chunk of OSU green fee to go to campus energy (The Daily Barometer)

February 2009

Lincoln County Extension Hosts Local Self Reliance-Part II in March

Oregon’s Green Building Community Sets Sights on National Research Center

Northwest Teens to Compete in Annual Salmon Bowl Competition

OSU to Harness the Power of its Students – Literally

Campus Recycling Quarterly Newsletter for Winter 2009 (pdf)

OSU-Cascades hopes 'sustainability' helps define campus identity (Bend Bulletin)

Sea Level Rise Could Be Worse Than Anticipated

January 2009

OSU strives to regain title in 10-week RecycleMania

Corvallis tops green cities list (The Gazette-Times)

Corvallis Tops EPA List of Green Power Communities

How to choose plants for sustainable landscapes

$6 Million Program To Test Newest Nuclear Energy Concepts

OPB Wins Award for Program Produced in Partnership with Oregon Sea Grant

Girl Scouts, 4-H stress conservation and sustainability (The Oregonian)

Warmer Climate Causing Huge Increase in Tree Mortality Across the West

OSU Fights to Regain Recycling Champ Title

Speaker Gives Tips on ‘Building a Green Business’

2009 Starker Lectures to Explore Sustainable Forestry

OSU Fleet of Electric Cars, Hybrids Attracts Attention from Nissan

Philip Mote to Lead Oregon’s New Climate Research Institute

Climate Experts Featured in Seminar Series

December 2008

AGU Report: Some Climate Impacts Happening Faster Than Anticipated

Oregonians Worried About Adequate Water Supply

Electric Vehicle documentary by OSU student on YouTube

Eugene-Corvallis vanpool space available

4-H Returns to Multnomah County with a Sustainable Living Focus

November 2008

Arbor Day Foundation, Toyota Kick Off Tree Campus USA Program With Nine Tree-Planting Events at University Campuses

National System of Marine Protected Areas Launched

What If Your Energy Supply is Gone with the Wind?

OSU to Host UO Course That Helps Individuals Curb Global Warming

Yachats Seminar Promotes Local Self-Reliance

“Food for Thought” Lectures Explore Technology, Sustainability

Plastic Roundup Engages Recycling Partners in Jackson County

October 2008

Colleges in Oregon get high grades for green (The Oregonian)

Students and staff can contribute to eco-friendly campus on pay day (The Daily Barometer)

EPA Awards OSU for Green Power Commitment (KEZI News video)

Mater to Direct OSU Engineering Sustainability Programs

OSU named ‘Green Power Leader’ by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

OSU, UO Gain Support For “Green Materials” Center

New OSU Web Site Provides Data on Oregon's Rural Communities

Rising Food Costs Putting Strain on Family Budgets

Successful Ocean Test Advances Wave Energy Research

Linn County Master Gardener Gets into Worm Bins

Six Oregon Community Garden Projects Receive Funding

Forestry Research Recognized by Wall Street Journal

Researchers Moving Closer to Creating Viable Energy From Sewage

OSU Student Awarded Stanford REE Fellowship

Report Cites Success of Oregon’s Land-Use Planning

September 2008

Report Outlines Scientists’ Concern About Impact of Wave Energy

Conference Takes on Pressing Public Health Issues

Oregon Selected for Northwest Marine Renewable Energy Center

OSU Hosts a Public Forum on Food and Fuel Prices

Agricultural Research Foundation Funds 33 OSU Projects

Ice Core Studies Confirm Accuracy of Climate Models

National Historic District Approved for Oregon State University

Old Growth Forests Are Valuable Carbon Sinks

August 2008

Candidates to Interview for Director of New OUS Climate Research Institute

New Map, Website Outlines Willamette River Water Issues

Natural Amenities May Offset Economic Challenges Facing Remote Communities

New Adhesive a Major Commercial, Environmental Success

OSU Extension and Oregon Tilth to Teach New Organic Gardening Course

OSU Recognized as One of America’s Top 25 ‘Green Colleges’ and Universities

OSU Day at Oregon State Fair Features Solar Cars, Photo Contest & More

Research to Boost Cellulosic Ethanol Programs

July 2008

Report: Economic Impacts of Invasive Species May Rival that of Climate Change in Oregon

Oregon State University Undertakes Measurement of its Carbon Footprint

HMSC to Host Forum this September on Offshore Aquaculture in the Pacific Northwest

New Report: Greatest Value of Forests is Sustainable Water Supply

OSU Professor to Test Beijing Air Quality at Olympics

Incentives for Carbon Sequestration, Species Protection Have Mixed Results, Study Says

Coffee Grounds Perk up Compost Pile With Nitrogen

June 2008

OSU’s Transparent Electronics Key to Solar Energy Breakthrough

OSU Begins Oak Creek Restoration at Livestock Facilities

Oregon BEST Invests in Sustainability Sector

May 2008

Lubchenco Receives Zayed Prize for Environmental Research

Studies Confirm Greenhouse Mechanisms Even Further Into Past

New GardenSmart Oregon Publication Offers Alternatives to Invasive Plants

OSU Engineering Expo Features Student Innovators, Inventions

April 2008

History of Eating Locally Explored in New Lecture

OSU Fares Well in Campus Recycling Competition

Loss of Cougars Linked to Disruption of Yosemite Ecosystem

OSU Designated Pac-10 Champs in EPA Green Power Challenge; Competition Ranks OSU 4th Nationally

OSU Launches Oregon’s Largest Commitment to Financial Aid and Access for Oregonians

OSU to Recognize Earth Week with Series of Activities

Study Details Risks for Contamination on American Indian Lands

OSU Organic Farm to Celebrate Earth Day with Food, Music

March 2008

OSU Extension helps expand sustainable food-buying options

Professor Elected to Orion Society

Marine Protection Initiatives Attracting Broad National Support

OSU Extension 4-H Wildlife Stewards Program Receives National Award

Studies Question Social, Environmental Implications of Midwest Agriculture

Study Finds Healthy River Ecosystems Vital to Removing Excess Nitrogen

Report: Drastic Greenhouse Cuts Not Enough

OSU President and Mrs. Ray Take Corvallis Energy Challenge

Social Critic David Korten to Speak

OSU Research Could Lead To Bio-fuels Processed From Algae

February 2008

New Study: Long-Term Global Warming May be Tough to Reverse

Recycled Fashion Show Opens at OSU

Environmental Law Scholar Mary Wood to Speak on ‘Nature's Trust’

AAAS Panel: Climate Change Creating Major Impacts on World’s Oceans

Low-Oxygen Events Unprecedented, Disrupt Ocean Ecosystem

Novelist Kim Stanley Robinson to Speak on 'The Future as Commons'

'Getting Biofuels Right' Topic of Lecture at OSU

Nike General Manager to Speak on Sustainability

January 2008

Search Begins for Director of New OUS Climate Research Institute

Oregon Reputation, Climate Change Drawing Students to New Master’s Program

Rapid Change in Ecosystems Challenges Species Survival

OSU Launches ‘Oregon Wildlife Explorer’ Portal

'Nonlinear' Ecosystem Response Offers Options to Environmental Gridlock

OSU to Host Small Farms Conference Focused on Direct Marketing

OSU Class Heading to Antarctica; Spots Open for Public

Local Businesses Invited to Open House

December 2007

AGU Talk: Science of Climate Change Needs to Scale Down to Community Level

Gift from Classmates.com Founder Boosts OSU Social Entrepreneurship Program

November 2007

OSU Launches New Website on Paulings’ Peace Activities

OSU to Team with Wallowa Resources in Rural Sustainability Partnership

Christmas trees get a little 'greener'

Survey Reveals Conflict Between Natural Resource Ideals, Realities

Oregon State University Ranked As A Campus Sustainability Leader

Scientists Mull Ecological Impacts of Wave Energy Projects

Conference to Explore Sustaining Oregon Forests

October 2007

Massive Fires Consistent with Climate Change, Predicted Years Ago

OSU Researchers Receive $2.3 Million from OWEB for Major Watershed Projects

OSU Launches First Ecological Engineering Degree in U.S.

Agricultural Foundation Awards 33 Grants to OSU Researchers

OSU MBA Program Ranked Among Top 100 by Aspen Institute

OSU tests green roofing options (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

OSU Scientists Open Green Roof Test Site

September 2007

OSU Researchers to Study Effect of Floods on Estuaries Through EPA Grant

Climate-change Outreach Project Funded

Conservation Biology Program at OSU Ranked First in Nation

August 2007

New Microbial Fuel Cell Design Boosts Electricity Production

Student Takes Solar Trailer on Road Trip

July 2007

OSU Students Demonstrate Sustainable Practices at New Center

Economists Find Current Biofuel Potential in Oregon May Be Costly and Limited

Weatherford Hall Granted LEED Certification

Oregon 4-H Receives $90,000 Grant From Weyerhaeuser Foundation

June 2007

Study to Examine Carbon Balance in Western U.S.

Wood Science Researcher Receives “Green Chemistry” Award

OSU/EPA Study to Focus on Danger Nanoparticles Pose to Humans, Environment

OSU Scientists to Study Human Health Effects of Manufactured Nanomaterials

Report Indicates Bioenergy Activity, Industry Moving Quickly in Oregon

Human Activities Increasing Carbon Sequestration in Forests

Researcher Finds Long-Term Ownership Key To Corporate Responsibility

Popular SeaFest Celebration to Return to Oregon Coast on June 23

OSU Students Make “Green” Polymer from Biodiesel, Wine Products

May 2007

How to Make the Most of the Water Already in the Soil, Naturally

Bottled Water Boom Has Environmental Drawbacks

OSU Hyslop Farm Field Day Focuses on Cereal Grains, Seed Crops

Distinguished Professors Speaking This Month on Climate Change, Materials Science

New L.L. Stewart Faculty Scholar to Create Online Courses for Safer Pest Management

Wave Energy Moving Forward, Update to Congress Planned

Documentary ‘Waterbuster’ To Show at OSU

OSU Students Vote Self-Imposed Fee to Purchase “Green” Energy for Campus

OSU Extension Specialist to Lead China Trip

April 2007

Engineering Expo Features Student Innovators

Chief Economist to Address Environmental Policy Issues in China

Amphibian Evolution in Losing Race With Environmental Change

OSU’s Ed Ray Signs “Presidents Climate Commitment” for Sustainability

OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center to Host Earth Day Events

OSU Oceanographers to Study at the North Pole for Clues to Arctic, Global Circulation

Predators help shape rivers by affecting grazing behaviors

Slow but Reasonably Sure: Burned Forest Lands Regenerate Naturally

March 2007

OSU/NOAA Study: Copper From Autos, Other Sources Increases Predation Risk to Salmon

Disease Opened Door to Invading Species in California, Pacific Northwest

February 2007

Recycled Fashion Show ‘Garbage Montage’ Opens at OSU

'Ten Commandments' Could Improve Fisheries Management

AAS Panel: Long-lived Deep-sea Fishes Imperiled by Technology, Overfishing

Scientists Say U.S. Needs to Plan for Climate Change-Induced Summer Droughts

Conference to Analyze Impact of Climate Change on Forests

Nationwide Demand for Organic Milk Opens Door for Oregon Dairies

January 2007

Study Finds Net Energy Of Biofuels Comes At a High Cost

Study Finds Major Gap Between Ecological Problems, Research Emphasis

King Island Research Leads to New Discoveries, Preservation of Culture

Andrews Forest Nominated for Major National Research Effort

OSU’s First Writer Laureate Presents a Reading

Extension Pesticide Roundup Nets 17,000 Pounds of Toxics

History of Forest Battles Offers View to Future

Meetings to Explore New Prairie Strategy in McDonald Forest

Nitrogen Study May Improve Accuracy of Ecological Predictions

Department of Design and Human Environment Hosts Career Event

Environmental Author, Panel to Consider Future

Study Finds Mercury Prevalent in Many Western Fish; Impact on Humans Uncertain

December 2006

OSU Develops “Micro” Wind Turbine for Green Buildings

New Tide Gate Designs Enhance Fish and Water Passage

OSU to Offer Online Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Natural Resources

Nature Study: Global Warming Will Reduce Ocean Productivity

November 2006

Student-Built Stills Can Create Clean Water

Fighting Pollution with Seaweeds? Perhaps, Sea Grant Research Indicates

Climate change and coastal erosion subject of OSU Byrne Lecture Nov. 15

OSU to Host Symposium on Sustainable Rural Communities

OSU Develops New Spuds For Organic Markets

October 2006

Wealthy Weekend “Amenity” Ranchers Taking Over The West

Cougar Predation Important in Wildland Ecosystems

OSU Marine Biologist to Chair Federal Advisory Committee

OSU to Break Ground on $10 Million Renovation of Historic Engineering Building

OSU Leading Major Research Effort to Track Carbon, Identify Dead Zone Processes

Starker Lectures to Explore 100 Years of Forestry

New Wood-Plastic Composites To Boost Industry, Help Use Waste Products

September 2006

Condon Lecture to Discuss Reduction of Greenhouse Gases

$1 Million Gift Allows Start of Apperson Hall Renovation

Kelley Engineering Center Earns Top Environmental Recognition

OSU Students Build Wind-Powered Water Heater

OSU and ODA Examine Potential for Canola as an Oil Crop

August 2006

OSU Center Saving Companies Millions in Energy Costs

New Model Helps Predict Biological Impact of Climate Change

July 2006

Farmers Bank on Beetles as a Pesticide-free Approach to Pest Management

Private, Public Land Conservation Growing, Needs Better Coordination

$400-Million Initiative Proposed to Address Amphibian Crisis

New Center Will Help Oregon Farmers Certify Their Good Work

June 2006

OSU Professor Embarks on Biodiesel-Powered Cross-Country Road Trip

Research Team to Explore Past Climate Looking for "Triggers" to Rapid Change

OSU to Launch Two Research Projects Through Rural Communities Initiative

May 2006

With 10 Years of Success, Oregon 4-H Program Expands Into New States

Sustainability Expert to Speak at College of Business Dean’s Lecture Series

OSU Expert to Speak on Wave Energy Possibilities for Coast

Animal Behaviorist Examines Truth and Reality in Science and Management

Menge to Lead Distinguished Professor Lecture Series on Oceans

New OSU Research Determines Whether Food Is Truly Local

OSU Hosts Third-Annual Electrathon Invitational

Prosperity May Be Blowing In The Wind, OSU Economists Say

Samoa Research Proves Coral Reef Recovery is Possible

April 2006

OSU Researchers Examine Effect of Livestock on Native Ecosystems

Events of Past Year Revealed Certainty of Climate Change

OSU To Celebrate Earth Week

OSU Symposium to Examine Issues Facing Rural Communities

Funding, Research Interest Move Wave Energy Forward

OSU Proves Drip Irrigation Successful in Central Oregon

Wallowa Resources Field Program Scheduled

Contaminants May Play Role in White Sturgeon Decline

March 2006

Geosciences Seminar to Address Energy, Environmental Issues

February 2006

OSU to Host Public Forum on Scientific Ethics

Humans Dependent on Healthy, Resilient Oceans

Tiny Microreactor For Biodiesel Production Could Aid Farmers, Nation

Workshop to Provide Information on Indoor Air Quality

OSU Moves Forward To Meet President's Call For Bio-Energy Research

January 2006

Governor Kulongoski Issues New Sustainability Executive Order

New Energy Producing Technology Removes the Waste from Wastewater

Agreement Advances Lakeview Biomass Project

Extinctions Linked to Climate Change May Be Just the Beginning

December 2005

OSU Extension 4-H Wildlife Stewards Program Wins National Recognition

Medical Approach May Reduce Natural Resource Disputes

November 2005

Ice Cores Improve View of Climate History

October 2005

Researchers Strive to Harness Microbes to Make Hydrogen

September 2005

OSU Examines Relationship Between Obesity and Urban Sprawl

Extension Publishes Book on Eastside Forests

August 2005

Climate Change May Impact Vast Sagebrush Ecosystems

OSU Testing Pesticides That Are Less Toxic

Sun Grant Center Lands $8 million in Federal Funds

Oregon Students National Leaders in Recycling

Extension DVD Helps Land Managers Plan for the Future

"Dead zone" Off Oregon Coast Consistent with Effects of Global Warming

July 2005

Scientists start using microtechnology to convert farm products to biodiesel (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

Integrated Pest Management Equals Value Added (Capital Press)

June 2005

Wallowa Resources Program Explores Local Issues

May 2005

OSUstainability May 2005 Newsletter

OSU Talks Focus on Sustainable Economics

OSU To Host Electric Car Race

Workshop Demonstrates Different No-till Drills

OSU To Host Sustainable Engineering and Technology Expo

April 2005

Mussels Inspire Important New Adhesive

OSU Institute Recognized for Conservation Initiative

Oregon Solutions Project to Produce Energy, Aid Forest Health

March 2005

Earth's Services in Peril, New Report Concludes


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