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News in July 2014

First recipients of  Gallagher Family Fellowship for Rutgers students in climate change preparedness

Dr. James J. Gallagher, of Pompton Plains, New Jersey has established a new fellowship to allow graduate students from Rutgers University interested in climate change preparedness measures to undertake projects to help advance the mission and objectives of the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance.  The first recipients are Alison McKenna, a candidate in the Bloustein School’s Master of City and Regional Planning program and Sarah Watson, a candidate in the Bloustein School’s dual Master of Public Policy/Master of City and Regional Planning program. Read more about the Gallagher Family Fellowship here.


Researching Climate Change Impacts to Antarctic Krill

How will krill adapt to climate change? According to research done by Rutgers' Dr. Grace Saba, lower pH in ocean water causes krill to eat and excrete at higher rates. In 2015, Dr. Saba and her team will test the upper limits to the krill's tolerance to acidic waters. Read about her research here.

Rutgers Climate Institute Bulletin

The first-ever Rutgers Climate Institute Bulletin was released in June.The bulletin spotlights climate-related news, events, and the research of our faculty and students. Find it here.

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