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News releases

Managed retreat due to rising seas is a public health issue
March 19, 2019 |View

UW study: Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer
February 13, 2019 |View

New interactive mapping tool ranks Washington communities most impacted by environmental health risks
January 10, 2019 |View

Salmon may lose the ability to smell danger as carbon emissions rise
December 18, 2018 |View

UW professors Terrance Kavanagh, Jay Shendure elected as fellows of the AAAS
November 18, 2018 |View

In the news

During the pandemic’s peak, low-income New Yorkers lacked access to quality green space
July 16, 2020 | 6sqft | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Climate change might lead to much more frequent pandemics
July 13, 2020 | KUOW | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

In limbo: Will Washington codify environmental justice into law?
July 12, 2020 | Seattle Globalist | Featured: PhD student Esther Min View

What happens if there isn’t a COVID-19 vaccine soon?
July 9, 2020 | Barron's | Featured: Marissa Baker View

How COVID tests are becoming a lot less uncomfortable—and safer for nurses
July 7, 2020 | Fast Company | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

What activities are the riskiest for contracting COVID-19?
July 6, 2020 | KOMO News | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

How our sewage could warn us of future outbreaks of COVID-19
July 5, 2020 | The Seattle Times | Featured: John Meschke View

Some COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted. But is it safe to travel?
July 4, 2020 | Time | Featured: Hilary Arnold Godwin View

Celebrating the 4th? What to know about the risks of parties and bars
July 3, 2020 | NPR | Featured: John Meschke View

As COVID-19 cases spike in US, mask misinformation also spreads
June 30, 2020 | Agence France-Presse | Featured: Marissa Baker View

How has the coronavirus shutdown affected air quality?
June 29, 2020 | Seattle Met | Featured: DEOHS postdoctoral student Jianbang Xiang View

UW study: 75% of US workers can’t work exclusively from home, face greater risks during COVID-19 pandemic
June 28, 2020 | KING-5 | Featured: Marissa Baker View

‘Oven-like conditions’: Scorching heat and coronavirus endanger people without AC this summer
June 27, 2020 | CNBC | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

75% of Americans have jobs they can't do from home
June 26, 2020 | Futurity | Featured: Marissa Baker View

The best ergonomic mouse for you
June 26, 2020 | Consumer Reports | Featured: Peter W. Johnson View