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A recent study shows how collecting storm-water runoff to replenish depleted groundwater supplies can be coupled with a simple strategy to reduce nitrate contaminants.

Saving on a rainy day

UC Santa Cruz hydrogeologist Andrew Fisher leads a team of researchers looking for better ways to capture runoff and use it to increase groundwater quantity and quality.

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Distorting the science of climate change

Distorting the science of climate change

In the 'San Francisco Chronicle,' Professor Elliott Campbell pushes back on how climate change skeptics distorted his research into global greening.

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Cascading effects of deportation policy

Cascading effects of deportation policy

The deportation and forced separation of immigrants has negative effects on entire communities in the United States, according to a policy brief co-authored by Professor Regina Langhout.

No 'hobbit' ancestry in island pygmies

No 'hobbit' ancestry in island pygmies

The pygmy population near the cave where Homo floresiensis fossils were found appears to have evolved short stature independently from the mysterious ancient hominins.

Alumna author spotlights ‘rad girls’ under age 20

Alumna author spotlights ‘rad girls’ under age 20

'Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women' is the latest book by UC Santa Cruz alumna Kate Schatz.

Certificate program seeks to reframe sustainability

Certificate program seeks to reframe sustainability

The Sustainability Office is launching a new seven-course certificate program for faculty, staff, and graduate students with registration opening Aug. 14.

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