New York University establishes the Superstorm Sandy Research Initiative, supporting ongoing efforts to understand the impacts of the storm and the role climate change plays in these types of natural disasters. Learn more about NYU’s sustainability efforts.
Wildlife & Habitat
Learn how U.S. colleges and universities are addressing the impacts of climate change on wildlife and habitat.
University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of Alaska Fairbanks uses its International Arctic Research Center to study the effects of climate change on Alaska and polar north. Learn more about arctic research and UAF’s sustainability efforts.
University of Kansas
University of Kansas studies mollusk species and their loss of ocean habitat due to climate change. Learn more about University of Kansas’s sustainability efforts.
University of Maine
The University of Maine, along with other coastal higher education institutions, studies the effects of Hurricane Sandy on wildlife and plant life in coastal marshes including Saltmarsh sparrows and smooth codgrass. Learn more about University of Maine’s sustainability efforts.