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Yale Researcher to Talk on Land Development

Yale Researcher to Talk on Land Development
Gaboury Benoit, Ph.D., a visiting researcher from Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, will give a talk from noon to 1 p.m., on Tuesday, March 13, in the MacLean Marine Science Center on the St. Thomas campus of the University of the Virgin Islands. Benoit is a nationally recognized expert on the biogeochemistry of heavy metals in aquatic systems.
The talk, "Green Sprawl Can Land Be Developed and Sustained?, "will address the issue of land development as one of the leading causes of non-point water pollution, soil erosion, and habitat fragmentation and destruction.

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