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Marine scientists believe that agriculture is responsible for most of the nitrogen pollution flowing into the Neuse River. They are working on a model that shows how an individual farm operation affects the ecosystem, and measures how policies influence people’s behavior.
Dennis Rondinelli, professor of management, has been assessing Vietnam’s economy and social conditions. He suggests that party officials encourage nongovernment organizations to provide health care and other services, and develop private enterprise for rural residents.
In a smog-filled chamber, asthma volunteers help researchers at the Center for Environmental Medicine and Lung Biology learn what pollution can do to our lungs. Researchers are conducting experiments to test whether endotoxin is a trigger of asthma.
Coastal North Carolina is facing sewage problems as county populations continue to grow. Researchers and graduate students of environmental sciences and engineering are working with counties to develop a comprehensive land-use plan.
Space at UNC is becoming scarce and beginning to inhibit the university’s ability to accommodate cutting-edge research and instruction. Facility planners suggest renovation, new construction, and shared spaces as possible solutions.