Justin Brashares explores the social and cultural impacts of declining wildlife populations around the world, from fish to carnivores.
A new study by CNR researchers demonstrates that the impacts of oil palm expansion on forests is much worse than previous thought.
If our farms are going to feed a growing planet without hastening climate change, says Professor Claire Kremen, they need to transition to diversified agricultural practices.
Inez Fung discusses how to verify that nations are living up to their carbon-reduction promises.
Professor Todd Dawson tests drone-based research tools as a way to monitor the Sierra Nevada’s giant sequoias and predict how they will deal with climate change and drought.
Four ESPM professors participated in the College of Natural Resources' Science to Solutions Iniative.
Damian Elias’s lab studies spider courting rituals, which, until recently, were impossible to perceive by human senses.
PhD candidate and National Geographic grantee Matthew Luskin spent a year in the rain forest of Indonesia tracking critically endangered Sumatran tigers.
ESPM Professor Katharine Milton appeared in an episode of a Canadian TV series to discuss the loss of the ability to synthesize vitamin C and what this means for humans today.
Congratulations to 1st year Ph.D student Rebecca Brunner, the first place winner of the 2016 Distinguished Fellows Video Contest.
Research in the Illilouette Creek Basin shows that allowing fires to burn, rather than strict fire suppression, can lead to more resilient forests with smaller future fires and lessened impacts on the environment.
ESPM Cooperative Extension Specialist Jennifer Sowerwine appeared on New York Times columnist Mark Bittman's video series to discuss Hmong and Mien farmers in California's Central Valley.
Historian Douglas Brinkley visited Berkeley on September 17, 2015 to deliver a talk as part of the ESPM Seminar series.
ESPM Professor Claire Kremen appeared on New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman's video series about sustainable agriculture to discuss the role of pollinators in crop production.
A microbe in the coffee berry borer's gut allows it to consume massive amounts of caffeine. Research co-authored by professor Eoin Brodie and Postdoc Javier Ceja-Navarro sheds light on the ecology of the destructive bug and could lead to new ways to fight it.
Dangerous, illegal, and environmentally destructive, smallholder mining in Indonesia nevertheless offers a shot at prosperity for marginalised rural people.
Scientists have identified more than 35 new groups of bacteria, clarifying a mysterious branch of the tree of life that has been hazy.
The 2015 Gradfest keynote lecture was an extended Q&A Session with award-winning journalist and New York Times columnist Mark Bittman.
The food system is multi-disciplinary and complex, involving agroecology, agronomy, anthropology, economics, nutrition, sociology, and the arts.
Through her research as part of the Rosenblum lab, Girard discovered two new species of peacock spiders and is working to build a phylogeny of the entire group.