Toxic pollutants can impact wildlife disease spread

Exposure to toxic pollutants associated with human activities may be influencing the spread of infectious diseases in wildlife.

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Altizer one of 4 UGA faculty members named AAAS Fellows

Odum School of Ecology professor Sonia Altizer has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Ecologist studies the forces that shape savannas

Ricardo Holdo, an associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology, studies savannas and the many forces that shape them.

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UGA invests in faculty development, strategic hires

Cluster hiring initiatives in integrative, precision agriculture and brain and behavioral health underway The University of Georgia continues to invest in faculty whose work addresses urgent statewide and global issues

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Drawdown Georgia: Home-grown solutions to reverse climate change

As part of Drawdown Georgia, researchers from UGA are finding ways to use existing resources to combat climate change.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, UGA form Network for Engineering with Nature

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the University of Georgia are partnering to form the Network for Engineering With Nature.

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Like it or not, Joro spiders are here to stay

Discovered in Georgia seven years ago, the Asian spider is settling in. Chances are, if you live in northeast Georgia you’ve come across an East Asian Joro spider this fall.

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Sicker livestock may increase climate woes

Climate change is affecting the spread and severity of infectious diseases—and infectious diseases may in turn be contributing to climate change.

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New UGA model highlights continued COVID-19 risks

A new model from the UGA Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases shows continued risk from the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.

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Herd immunity an impractical strategy, study finds

Achieving herd immunity to COVID-19 is an impractical public health strategy, according to a new model from UGA scientists.

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