The Department of Human Ecology of the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences addresses the human dimensions of environmental problems. Faculty from diverse disciplines use their expertise in the natural and social sciences to study the effects of human activities on the environment and the impact of environmental changes on individuals and communities. Read More

Students Help Our Fulbright Professor, Heidi Hausermann, Document Changes in Local Fishing Community in Ghana



Dr. Van Abs latest feature in the NJ Spotlight, "Find the Nine Million Water Polluters in NJ (Hint: It’s Not Industry)."
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Standing on top of the Bui Dam. Researchers include Augustus Chang, Coryanne Mansell, and Heidi Hausermann from Rutgers, as well as Kelly Afful (Open U. Malaysia), Bernadette Atosona (Kwame Nkrumah U. of Science and Tech.), Stephen Diko (U. of Cincinnati), and Carrie Taylor (U. of Chicago).
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