Professor Rodrigo Almeida examines the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa and its impacts on olive trees in Italy.
New research from Justin Brashares finds that wildlife are becoming more nocturnal in response to human activity.
Professor Jill Banfield and UC Berkeley scientists have discovered hundreds of antibiotic-like genes in soil microbes.
More than two million Bangladeshis may face displacement from their homes by 2100 because of rising sea levels.
Shuttering coal- and oil-fired power plants lowers the rate of preterm births in neighboring communities and improves fertility, according to two new studies.
Rachel Morello-Frosch's research team will study environmental noise, mental health outcomes, and hypertension in American communities.
A new study finds that global change may alter the way that hippos shape the environment around them.
A new study reveals that nearly half of all mountain ranges fall short of current conservation targets.
ESPM researchers are retracing the steps of pioneering naturalist Joseph Grinnell to document how California’s creatures have responded to an evolving environment.
ESPM assistant Cooperative Extension specialist Jennifer Sowerwine works to restore culturally relevant food systems to immigrant and Native American populations.
ESPM faculty are conducting research on microbiology and CRISPR genome-editing, as well as the societal and economic impacts of the new technology.
For years, ESPM researchers have been studying fire, its causes and its repercussions. Now, in the wake of last fall's wildfires, their work has become more important than ever.
Research from the Rosenblum lab has found that populations of several Panamian frog species are slowly making a comeback against a deadly pathogen.
New research suggests that restaurant meals lead to higher levels of plastic-based chemicals in the body.
More than 100 experts from 45 countries have published a three-year study of the Earth’s land degradation.
New research shows that that as plants develop they craft their own root microbiome, favoring microbes that consume very specific metabolites.
Borneo's wild pigs are adapting to expanded agricultural production—but the species is still in need of protection.
Rosemary Gillespie's new research sheds light on the evolution of Hawaiian Ariamnes stick spiders.
New research demonstrates that vegetation management and firefighting play major roles in determining fire risk in California.
Fire-risk reduction practices of California's iconic shrubland ecosystem disrupt wild bird populations, new research shows.