Dr. Bill Hopkins featured in Virginia Tech advertising campaigns

hopkins-vt-ad_webDr. Bill Hopkins was featured in a recent Virginia Tech advertising campaign. The ad below ran in a variety of outlets, including The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, The New York Times, The Blue Ridge Business Journal, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Business, Virginia Business, Washington Business Journal, and Newsweek.

Take your education further. At Virginia Tech, we know that big ideas and ...

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Video: Alexandra Cousteau and Expedition Blue Planet visit Kingston Coal Ash Spill

Published online at Blue Legacy: Telling the Story of our Water Planet…

“Nearly two years after the TVA Kingston Coal Ash Spill, many have already forgotten its impacts on the community and the environment and yet the TVA coal ash spill is still the largest industrial spill in American history. It was six times larger in volume than the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

In September 2010 Alexandra Cousteau and Expedition Blue Planet visited Kingston, Tennessee to find out ...

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Virginia Tech gets $3.4 million for Gulf oil spill research

From VT News

Researchers from Virginia Tech’s College of Natural Resources and Environment have received a $3.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on piping plovers, shorebirds that have been listed as threatened since 1986.

Breeding populations of piping plovers exist in three distinct locations — the Atlantic Coast, the American and Canadian Great Plains, and the Great Lakes — but birds from ...

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Virginia Tech Research Magazine: Maternal effects in birds and amphibians

MOTHERS’ INFLUENCE ON YOUNG WILDLIFE MORE THAN GENETIC

By Cody Trotter and Lynn Davis, College of Natural Resources

Few relationships in life are closer or more important than those between a mother and her offspring. In many wildlife species, mothers raise and nurture their young until they are independent, teaching valuable life lessons along the way. In addition, mothers influence their young based on the habitats they select for nesting, the types of food ...

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