Nearly half of the organic carbon stored in soil around the world is contained in Arctic permafrost, which has experienced rapid melting, and that organic material could be converted to greenhouse gases that would exacerbate global warming.
Oregon State University has released the largest oral history project ever conducted at OSU. The product of more than four years of work, The OSU Sesquicentennial Oral History Project consists of more than 400 hours of transcribed video and audio recordings with more than 200 alumni, faculty, staff and current students.
An Oregon State University researcher has been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Smart and Connected Communities Program to continue and expand her work on household energy conservation interventions.
America’s rural trailer parks offer the promise of the American home ownership dream, but often fail to deliver on that dream as residents get caught in the trap of rising cost of home rental space and depreciating home values.