U.S. agriculture uses about a billion pounds of plastic annually, and much of that material ends up in landfills, rivers, oceans and even our food and beverages.
A WSU researcher for the first time has modeled how microplastic fibers move through the environment.
One‑fourth of the carbon held by soil is bound to minerals as far as six feet below the surface, a WSU researcher has found.
Researchers with WSU’s School of the Environment, highlight the importance of adapting to, providing and using data sets in ecology and other field research.
WSU Vancouver researcher analyzes The Great Drought — the most devastating in the past 800 years — and the Global Famine.
Salmon exposed to toxic stormwater runoff can die in a matter of hours, and scientists are asking for Puget Sound area residents’ help in identifying affected streams.
International network of scientists will study how high mountain water sources might change in a warming climate.
Reducing synthetic fertilizer use, pollution, farming costs, while freeing up nitrogen, mark possible benefits of research by Sarah Roley, assistant professor with the School of the Environment.
John Stark, Puyallup Research & Extension Center, is working with the CDC to tackle diseases like West Nile Virus, Zika and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
WSU researchers have created a sustainable alternative to traditional concrete using coal fly ash, a waste product of coal-based electricity generation.