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1 in 8 military families with children used a food bank, pantry to make ends meet

Approximately one in eight military families with at least one child reported using a food bank, pantries or other charitable food distribution resources in the past year, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
7-Nov-2023 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Parts of Clean Water Act not effective in controlling nutrient pollution

When rivers began catching on fire, the U.S. government knew it was time to act. So Congress passed the Clean Water Act of 1972. It remains the guiding legislation for regulating America’s water quality. But new research from the University of...
2-Nov-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Depression, anxiety common among college students

Depression and anxiety among college students is a growing public health problem. And new research from the University of Georgia suggests the problem may be worse for students who aren’t the same race as most of their peers.
17-Oct-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Wild pig populations in U.S. can be managed

Recent conservation efforts have proven effective at controlling wild pig populations in the Southeastern United States, according to new research from the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and Warnell School of Forestry...
10-Oct-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Veganism may not be the key to saving the planet

Vegans and vegetarians have long argued their approach to eating is the kindest—to animals and to our planet. But new research from the University of Georgia suggests that might not actually be the case. The paper found that a diet of mostly...
15-Feb-2023 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Louis B. Sohn: An international legal scholar dedicated to human rights

This story is part of a series, called Georgia Groundbreakers, that celebrates innovative and visionary faculty, students, alumni and leaders throughout the history of the University of Georgia – and their profound, enduring impact on our state,...
23-Jan-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hurricane’s effects killed sturgeon in Apalachicola River

As hurricane Michael churned through the Gulf of Mexico to make landfall near Florida’s Apalachicola River in 2018, it left a sea of destruction in its wake. The path was easy to follow on land, but debris and infrastructure failures also...
6-Dec-2022 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Generation X better prepared for retirement than experts thought

Only about one in three Americans have enough saved for retirement, according to a national survey. But new research from the University of Georgia offers what might be a silver lining to the doom and gloom: Generation X doesn’t appear any worse...
29-Nov-2022 8:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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