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Stories with organization: University of Connecticut
  • Research supports blaming warmer waters for lobster decline 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 5:45 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut researchers found no pesticides in lobsters collected in Long Island Sound in late 2014, a new study has found, boosting evidence that warming water temperatures are the main culprit in a huge crustacean decline that has decimated the local lobster industry.

  • UConn to display work of biologist who collected 2M insects 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 7:26 pm

    STORRS, Connecticut - The University of Connecticut will use a $500,000 grant to give the public access to decades of work by a former biologist and his wife, who collected more than 2 million army ants, mites and other critters during more than 20 expeditions to the jungles of Central and South America.