Topic: environment

A hiker enjoys the desert around the Falling Man petroglyph area in the Gold Butte region Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.
Campus News | September 21, 2021
UNLV Mountain Club serves as a vehicle for student growth in an outdoor setting.
water bottle in Lake Mead
Research | July 12, 2021
Research by UNLV economists finds that pandemic stay-at-home orders put a strain on already tight water resources.
Research | August 25, 2020
UNLV geologist investigating 310 million-year-old fossil trackway from ancient reptilian creature.
Matthew Lachniet stands in the midst of a cave in Guatemala with speleothems surrounding him.
Research | February 5, 2020
New UNLV research provides context for climate history of Guatemalan rainforests.
Research | August 5, 2019
Research by a UNLV environmental communication expert offers strategies for improving the dialogue around climate change.
A dry lake bed at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Research | June 6, 2019
UNLV researcher develops new method for categorizing climate change beliefs and shares tactics for communicating with deniers.
hands holding bottle and applicator over fossil
Research | May 14, 2019
UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.
A portrait of George Rhee, a professor of physics and astronomy at UNLV.
Research | January 4, 2019
UNLV physicist developed a calculator to compute the significance of using renewables in a warming world.
petri dish and beakers containing liquids
Research | December 26, 2018
In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.
Research | November 28, 2018
Climate change researcher Matt Lachniet explains the impacts of hotter temperatures.
People | October 17, 2018
Scholarship fuels research that could save communities from floods.
Shawn McCoy posing with tree
Research | August 27, 2018
Demand for real estate rebounds in high-risk areas within one to two years of a wildfire, UNLV study finds. Here’s what the research may mean for homeowners in California and beyond.