A new study by UC Berkeley researchers and international collaborators finds that policies to support sustainable cattle ranching practices in Brazil could put a big dent in the beef and food industry’s greenhouse gas impact.
ESPM Professor Inez Fung is one of seven UC Berkeley faculty and researchers recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' class of 2014!
Misha collaborated with the Oakland Museum of California as guest curator of Bees. The exhibit takes a look at the wildly diverse and intricate world of one of the most important creatures to human culture and agriculture.
This year's Grad Fest Symposium will feature research presentations from graduating students, a guest lecture by Jessica Weir (University of Western Sydney), a keynote presentation by poet Robert Hass, and remarks from the Graduate Diversity Council.
Ohio State University researchers have developed a way to predict the resistance or susceptibility of trees to sudden oak death disease, providing forest managers with the first effective method to manage trees in infested natural areas and in adjoining areas where the disease is expected in the future.
Journalist Chris Mooney's Hans Jenny Memorial Lecture focuses on the science of science denial at play in American culture.
A video about mushroom foraging in the Bay Area; features ESPM graduate student Sydney Glassman and ESPM professor Tom Bruns.
The recent rains aside, the drought bedeviling California still is expected to be the worst in 500 years and will change the way Californians live and work—but not just the people. It’s going to be pretty hard cheese, as Evelyn Waugh might have said, on the critters as well.
Help celebrate ESPM’s 20th anniversary by entering our photo contest!
As the spring 2014 semester commences, we proudly launch a year-long celebration of the 20th anniversary of the formation of the department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management.
Congratulations to Sara Knox, who was recognized and rewarded for quality research in the geophysical sciences.
Over the next five years, UC Berkeley scientists will study the Eel River watershed in Northern California. What they uncover will help improve global climate models and modeling tools that can be used by state or regional decision makers to guide planning.
The goal of the new Berkeley Food Institute is nothing less than transforming the way the world grows, processes, distributes, and consumes food.
Environmental science, policy, and management professor, Claire Kremen, along with two other Berkeley professors, join the California Academy of Sciences.
Robert (Bob) E. Martin was born on January 9th, 1931 and passed away on October 12, 2013 in Grants Pass, Oregon. He was a professor of Fire Science in the department from 1983-1994.
Calcium can do much more than strengthen bones. The mineral is a critical nutrient for healthy tree growth, and new research shows that adding it to the soil helps reverse the decades-long decline of forests ailing from the effects of acid rain.
Professor Scott Stephens will be speaking at the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco in October about the recent Yosemite Rim Fire and how to improve fire policy.
A team led by ESPM Faculty has received a Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant. The grant provides the opportunity for faculty to transform core areas of the undergraduate curriculum.
Professor Scott Stephens was a featured expert on public radio KQED's Forum to discuss the Rim Fire that has been raging near Yosemite National Park.
Low-income neighborhoods are more often exposed to poor environmental quality when compared to wealthier communities, and scientists are saying this gap will increase as climate change is more widely felt.