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UW and partners launch new project connecting sea to soil for climate resilience
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New UW research center on children’s environmental health in farming communities launches
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As King Tides loom, newly released stories of 2022 flooding in Seattle highlight need for climate response
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New UW Center for Disaster Resilient Communities launches with support from UW Population Health Initiative
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New UW Center for Environmental Health Equity to launch with a $12 million grant from the US EPA
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Restricting antibiotics for livestock could limit spread of antibiotic-resistant infections in people
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Heat-related mortality risk is widespread across Washington state, study shows
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Frequently eating domoic acid–contaminated shellfish can impact your brain
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UW study strengthens evidence of link between air pollution and child brain development
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Studies show extent of strain to Washington’s food access and food production systems due to COVID-19
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Deforestation, climate change linked to more worker deaths and unsafe conditions
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UW joins USAID’s $125M project to detect emerging viruses with pandemic potential
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UW study provides rare window into work life of app-based drivers during pandemic
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Research, education hub on ‘coastal resiliency’ will focus on earthquakes, coastal erosion and climate change
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Hotter weather is linked to increases in COPD exacerbations
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In the news

Protecting temporary workers in the e-scrap industry
April 14, 2024 | Resource Recycling | Featured: Diana Ceballos View

Climate change affects healthcare systems — and vice-versa
April 12, 2024 | UW Medicine | Featured: Catherine Karr, Hilary Arnold Godwin, Jeremy J Hess View

WA has one of the highest workplace injury rates in the U.S. But is that really a problem?
April 10, 2024 | Tri-City Herald | Featured: Richard J. Gleason, David Bonauto View

What to know about the risks of the bird flu outbreak
April 4, 2024 | NPR | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Protecting workers from extreme heat through an energy-efficient workplace cooling transformation
April 3, 2024 | Federation of American Scientists | Featured: June T. Spector View

WA becomes first state to ban lead-contaminated cookware
March 29, 2024 | Seattle Times | Featured: Shar Samy View

EPA advisers urge changes to air quality standards reviews
March 22, 2024 | E&E News | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

This photo project reveals life with pets while experiencing homelessness
March 13, 2024 | Gizmodo | Featured: Gemina Garland-Lewis View

Olympic athletes could face a tough opponent: Brutal Paris heat
March 10, 2024 | NBC News | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

How Bacillus cereus can make you sick from reheated rice
March 6, 2024 | Right as Rain - UW Medicine | Featured: Emily Hovis View

Scientists warn of looming threat to our food supply: 'It's a huge burden on human health'
March 2, 2024 | The Cool Down | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

California wildfire smoke impacts Indigenous communities nearly 2x more than expected
March 1, 2024 | EcoWatch | Featured: Joan Casey View

Influential EPA air advisory panel faces turnover
March 1, 2024 | E&E News | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

University of Washington study finds Seattle's Vision Zero projects pose no threat to local business revenue
March 1, 2024 | Hoodline | Featured: Andrew L. Dannenberg View

Food packaging containing toxic "forever chemicals" no longer sold in U.S., FDA says
February 29, 2024 | CBS News | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View