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MIL-OSI USA: The Rains in Africa: How Global Climate Influences the Water Cycle

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Africa, AM-NC, america, Americas, Australia, Climate, Climate Change, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, Global, India, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, United Nations, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: The Rains in Africa: How Global Climate Influences the Water Cycle

While water is a precious, life-sustaining resource, too little or too much can spell trouble. Water moves around the planet, either in the ground or through the air, in a well-orchestrated cycle, one that UConn associate professor in the department of Natural Resources and the Environment Richard Anyah is working to better understand. His research, […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Cannabis Course Responds to Industry Need

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, Business, Campus Life, Canada, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Exploration, Gas, Health, KB, law, Legal, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Oil, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Cannabis Course Responds to Industry Need

Each morning, UConn alum Taylor Cheek, checks on the “babies” in her care. Food, water, and appropriate temperature are all within her responsibilities. But the babies Cheek cares for aren’t cherubic infants or curious toddlers. They’re seedlings of the cannabis plant and will someday be processed into medicinal marijuana. Cheek earned her degree from UConn’s […]

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MIL-OSI USA: PCB Pollution Threatens to Wipe Out Killer Whales

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, america, Americas, Brazil, Canada, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Denmark, England, English, Environment, fish, Fisheries, Health, Iceland, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Norway, Open Source Intel, Pacific, pathobiology, Research, Science, Scotland, United Kingdom, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: PCB Pollution Threatens to Wipe Out Killer Whales

More than 40 years after the first initiatives were taken to ban the use of PCBs, these chemical pollutants remain a deadly threat to animals at the top of the food chain. A new study, just published in the journal Science, shows that the current concentrations of PCBs can lead to the disappearance of half […]

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MIL-OSI USA: More Kids are Eating Fast Food – and Not the Healthy Options

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, america, Americas, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, English, Health, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, obesity research, Open Source Intel, Research, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: More Kids are Eating Fast Food – and Not the Healthy Options

Seventy-four percent of parents still purchase unhealthy drinks and side items for their kids when they visit fast-food chains, despite restaurants’ commitments to offer healthier options with kids’ meals, a new University of Connecticut study finds. Researchers from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at UConn surveyed the nation’s four largest fast-food chains – […]

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MIL-OSI USA: UConn Taking Measures to Preserve Health of ‘Swing Tree’

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, america, Americas, Asia, Asia Pacific, Campus Life, China, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Crude, Culture, England, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Health, Japan, Korea, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Oil, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, student life, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: UConn Taking Measures to Preserve Health of ‘Swing Tree’

The iconic “swing tree” near Mirror Lake at UConn Storrs is undergoing special treatment to help preserve its health, after experts determined recently that it wasn’t absorbing enough water at the roots. The tree has been home to two wooden swings since about 2010, and has become a popular spot for people who want to […]

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