ecology

Study finds life under lake ice complex, surprisingly active

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – As long as ecologists have studied temperate lakes, the winter has been their off-season. It’s difficult, even dangerous, to look under the ice, and they figured plants, animals and algae weren’t doing much in the dark and cold anyway.

WSU Vancouver prof honored with Sustainability Science Award

Harrison VANCOUVER, Wash. – John Harrison, associate professor in the School of the Environment at Washington State University Vancouver, was recently honored with the 2013 Sustainability Science Award by the Ecological Society of America for his work on the book “Seeds of Sustainability: Lessons from the Birthplace of the Green Revolution.” He shares this award […]

Waste recycling solution creates energy, jobs

WSU alumni Larry Condon, former general manager and co-founder of Barr-Tech.  Photo courtesy of the WSU College of Engineering and Architecture.       Related Barr-Tech at http://www.barr-tech.net 08-27-10 Spokane Journal of Business – Barr-Tech eyes plant’s next phase Work on power-producing digester to begin soon   Sirti – Barr-Tech receives $2 million and the Sirti: Foundation receives […]

32 BIXI bikes added to Green Bike program (video)

    Photos of Jamie Bentley, Environmental Wellbeing coordinator, and BIXI bikes and station, by Tim Marsh, WSU Today       Related:   Bike sharing thriving at universities. WSU Green Bike program  or call 335-WELL BIXI system overview Time Magazine rates BIXI one of best inventions of 2008 PULLMAN – WSU’s Green Bike program has expanded […]