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    Researchers seek to impact New Zealand water quality by understanding forest-water interactions , article

    The ambitious collaborative project will utilize remote sensing technology, isotopic tracing, and manipulative field studies to develop a comprehensive model of water and nutrient flow through forested watersheds and streams.

    Date: Feb 07, 2020
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    SmartFarm Innovation Network aims to build resilient, sustainable agricultural systems , video

    Virginia Tech's Smart farm innovation network is an effort to connect disparate entities around the Commonwealth through technology. The goal is to increase overall efficiency, resilience, and sustainability of food, agricultural, and natural resources production systems.

    Date: Oct 11, 2019
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    Igniting a housing revolution , video

    After years of research and development contributed by over 100 Virginia Tech students and faculty, the FutureHAUS Dubai team built what's now known as the world’s best solar home. But to get there, the team had to beat the odds. Learn more about FutureHAUS:

    Date: Jan 15, 2019
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    Welcome to the Pathways to Sustainability minor , video

    This minor integrates perspectives and tools from natural and social sciences with those from art, design, and humanities. Students will acquire an expansive, multicollege conceptualization of sustainability, and complementary set of tools and strategies to empower them to lead in a diverse, interconnected and dynamic world. Learn more at

    Date: Dec 21, 2018
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    Artist-in-residence Willie Cole creates art using plastic bottles , video

    Artist-in-residence Willie Cole worked with students in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies on installing sculptures built entirely out of recycled plastic bottles.

    Date: Sep 21, 2018
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    Creating the smartest solar home in the world , video

    Virginia Tech’s Solar Decathlon Middle East team, which unites 30 students and 18 faculty from four colleges, 14 disciplines, and seven countries, build a net-zero energy home incorporating new methods of prefabrication, technology, and sustainability.

    Date: Jun 18, 2018

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