While shark attacks are rare, reports of attacks are on the rise worldwide. This collection of research examines shark-attack trends, victim injuries, how the media portrays sharks and more.
2014 and 2009 studies from U.C. Riverside, Yale and the Harvard Kennedy School on the relative merits of policies to encourage efficient use of scarce water resources.
2013 study by Florida State University the effectiveness of a range of state incentive programs for the construction of energy-efficient builtings..
2008 University of Pennsylvania study published in Real Estate Economics on the relationship between curbside tree plantings and property-value changes.
2009 OSRAM Opto Semiconductors study, comparing the environmental performance of incandescents, compact fluorescents and LEDs
2008 study in Landscaping and Urban Planning on the effect of crime levels and park proximity on property values in Baltimore, Maryland.
2012 study from the U.S. Forest Service and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry on the change in trees and greenery in 20 U.S. metropolitan areas.
Study by researchers at Towson University and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute on survival rates and causes of death of gray catbirds.
2010 study by Nature Conservancy Center for Science and Public Policy on depletion across 18 Arizona watersheds and possible mitigation strategies.
2008 paper by Harvard University, Oregon State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the economic and policy drivers of national land-use change.