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Study shows ancient cities also dealt with toxic pollution

The negative impact humans can have on their own environment is constantly on full display, with climate change, land alterations and harmful algal blooms impacting people’s lives daily. But this isn’t an entirely new phenomenon, according to a recent study published...

Auburn’s PAR grants consider needs of Alabama farmers

Auburn’s Production Agriculture Research (PAR) grant program personifies the university’s land-grant research mission by communicating directly with Alabama’s farmers and addressing their most immediate needs. “The PAR grants program, more than any other, sets its...

Auburn entomologist seeks alternatives for urban pesticide use

By Jacqueline Kochak More than 80 percent of Americans live in expanding urban areas, and suburbanites are still craving greenspace as farmland gives way to housing developments and big-box stores.  The problem is that proud homeowners use significantly more...