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Insect Outbreaks Reduce Wildfire Severity

A surprising UVM study finds that insect outbreaks can dampen the impacts of forest fires.

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Why Education Doesn’t Bring Women Equal Pay

Women are closing the education gap, but barriers persist for equality in work and politics, finds a new global study by UVM's Stephanie Seguino.  

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Massive Deforestation Found in Brazil's Cerrado

Agricultural expansion in Brazil is causing widespread deforestation, even putting rainfall at risk, finds UVM's Gillian Galford.

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