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.
A featured conversation with Sally Jewell (U.S. Secretary of the Interior), Janet Napolitano (President of the University of California), Douglas Brinkley (Historian and Author), and Nicholas B. Dirks (UC Berkeley Chancellor).
Historical California vegetation data that more than once dodged the dumpster have now proved their true value, documenting that a changing forest structure seen in the Sierra Nevada has actually happened statewide over the past 90 years.
Children living in revitalized public housing are significantly less likely to take repeated trips to the emergency room, according to a new study by researchers at UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco.
Although early conservation efforts were closely tied to hunting and management of game species, conservation priorities have since shifted toward biodiversity and ecosystem conservation.
As part of the Graduate Training in Cooperative Extension Program, I am “making (my) science matter” to the public while building skills for the workforce.
PBS’s new series, “Food Forward,” explores issues surrounding food in the United States. Covering topics such as urban agriculture, sustainable fishing, grass-fed beef, soil science and school lunch reform.
Robert Hass is a former poet laureate of the United States and a recipient of the National Book Award, the MacArthur Genuis Fellowship, and the Pulitzer Prize.
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.
Dr. Montgomery is a Professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle. His research addresses the evolution of topography and the influence of geomorphological processes on ecological systems and human societies.
The 2013 GradFest Symposium's Keynote Speaker Malik Yakini, May 3, 2013.
PhD student Kendra Klein sat down with the Switzer Network News to talk about her work in bringing healthy food and sustainable food production systems into hospitals.
Though the interview was recorded in June, Caldicott and Getz touched on important points relevant to the recent Hurricane Sandy.