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A child grabs sleep wherever possible after a long day of labor in West Africa’s struggling fishery.

Global Wildlife Decline Driving Slave Labor, Organized Crime

BERKELEY —Global decline of wildlife populations is driving increases in violent conflicts, organized crime and child labor around the world, according to a new policy paper … [Read More]


Professor Lynn Huntsinger Recognized for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs

ESPM is proud to announce that the 2013-2014 Berkeley Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs went to Professor Lynn Huntsinger! Each spring, graduate students are … [Read More]

Infected California Bay Laurel Leaves

Sudden Oak Death Drying Up With Drought

By Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle The California drought is helping save the state's signature tree - the mighty oak - by slowing down the spread of the plague-like … [Read More]

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Spreading the Buzz About Native Bees

In honor of National Pollinator Week, Bay Nature's Beth Slatkin recently interviewed Professor Gordon Frankie on the status of California's diverse and productive pollinators. … [Read More]

Foggy orchard in California's Central Valley. Photo: iStockphoto

Central Valley Sees Big Drop in Wintertime Fog Needed for Fruit and Nut Crops

Berkeley — California's winter tule fog - hated by drivers, but needed by fruit and nut trees - has declined dramatically over the past three decades, raising a red flag for … [Read More]

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Postcards from the Field Map

ESPM faculty & students travel the globe for their research. Check out their posts from the field!

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Lecturer Pool - Posted November 1, 2013