Natural and Applied Sciences
USM professors bring environmental insights to media reports
The health of Maine’s lakes and the rebirth of a Maine river led to recent media appearances by two University of Southern Maine professors.
USM's Ike Levine warns of potentially-lethal blue-green algae in Maine lakes
Blue-green algal blooms spotting up across the nation — including a number of Maine lakes — may be of concern to pets, to some extent, humans, USM Professor Ira "Ike" Levine tells NewsCenter Maine
USM alumnae, professor lead effort to eradicate invasive green crabs
Two USM alumnae and one professor are leading the efforts in eradicating the invasive European green crab, which has decimated soft-shell clam populations in Maine and New England. How? The answer is quite tasty.
Algae Academy held at USM-LAC
University of Southern Maine professor of Natural and Applied Sciences Ike Levine is hosting the Algae Academy at USM-LAC this week.
Replay: 'The USM Update,' April 2, 2018
In this episode of "The USM Update," University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings continues in talking about the University's many workforce initiatives, this time in the fields of biology, aquaculture and engineering.
From Tank to Table: Aquaponics Research at USM
USM's Environmental Science and Policy students have spent the fall semester studying aquaponics, a system that combines conventional aquaculture with hydroponics.