Snake removal research hopes to stop snake killings in Phoenix

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Snake removal research hopes to stop snake killings in Phoenix

A snake removal company is sharing data from thousands of snake removals across Phoenix with researchers from Arizona State University to better understand the social and environmental factors that lead people to request this service.

New paper: Modest water policy implementation could offset 30 percent of outdoor demand

A new paper in Sustainability Science finds that the use of alternative water supplies, such as rainwater harvesting and greywater use, could offset up to 30 percent of total outdoor water demand for the Phoenix Metropolitan Area under modest implantation of these policies.

In an interdisciplinary effort, ASU researchers develop a framework to help decide sustainable futures

As we continue to witness the devastating impacts of climate change, there is a consensus that we as a human population need to transition to a more sustainable way of

CAP LTER Seeking Postdoctoral Fellow

Explore opportunities for building positive futures by becoming a CAP LTER postdoctoral fellow. The fellow works with the Scenarios and Futures research team, focusing on scenario co-development and spatially-explicit scenario

ASU experts creating solutions and mitigation strategies for extreme heat dangers

In recognition of Arizona Heat Awareness Week May 27 through May 31, ASU Now is highlighting a slew of projects and initiatives that are expanding our understanding and capabilities as

Grimm, Elser elected to National Academy of Sciences

Sustainability Scientists Nancy Grimm and James Elser have been recognized for their dedication to the advancement of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare of society.

Sustainability scientist serves on new environmental economics advisory committee

ASU faculty helps establish research organization to strengthen the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to assess social benefits and costs of environmental policies Policies on air pollution, climate change and water

Streamlining the study of nature in cities

Nancy Grimm, an Arizona State University professor in the the School of Life Sciences and a senior sustainability scientist, won an award for being part of a team that created

Sustainability scientist Nancy Grimm wins fellowship

Senior Sustainability Scientist Nancy Grimm, the Virginia M. Ullman Professor of Ecology in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, was named a 2019 Fellow of the Society

Tempe Town Lake sends message in a bottle

Tempe Town Lake has been a part of the city's landscape for over 19 years, and Hilairy Hartnett's lab has been measuring and collecting data there for the past 13.

CAP LTER urban ecology work highlighted by Arizona PBS

The Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research program, a unit of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University, was recently featured in an episode of “Catalyst”

CAP LTER urban ecology program funded another four years

After a lengthy review process, ASU's Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Program has been granted another four years of funding by the National Science Foundation to continue studying the Phoenix urban ecosystem from an interdisciplinary and social-ecological perspective.