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Monthlong immersion takes students to an underwater world

Aug. 3, 2018—A team of Vanderbilt students from a diverse array of majors traveled to the Central American island of Utila, Honduras, for a research experience examining the impact of tourism on the underwater ecosystem.

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Message in a Bottle: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle—and Refuse

Mar. 7, 2017—In 2009 three friends and I co-founded Plastic Pollution Coalition at my dining room table, adding a fourth “R”—Refuse—to the traditional three: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Why “refuse”? Because disposable plastic is made from petroleum, is used for only brief periods and lasts forever, causing great harm to wildlife and humans.

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Touted benefits of new EPA emissions limits may be misleading

Jul. 9, 2014—A Vanderbilt researcher says the EPA is being too expansive in how it measures carbon dioxide emissions.

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