Due to the efforts of faculty, staff, and students, a cornerstone of the forestry program safely continued during the pandemic.
The Climate-COVID Connection
In Breakthroughs magazine, Professor Rachel Morello-Frosch and alumnus Christopher Golden discuss the crucial linkages between public health, the environment, and social justice.
The Sequestration Solution
Whendee Silver’s research shows that compost doesn’t just benefit farmers—it captures carbon.
Land Use in Cannabis Agriculture
The Berkeley Cannabis Research Center shares a video about the state of cannabis research and farming.
Public partnership announced on fire and forests
A formal agreement between UC Berkeley and CAL FIRE was finalized to collaborate on environmental research.
Hands on learning at home
Professor Lynn Huntsinger and other faculty in the College have adapted creatively to engage students during remote learning.
Rausser College of Natural Resources 2020 Photo Contest
Submit your best images by December 16 for a chance to win prizes and to have your work featured online and in print.
Researchers receive grants from Bureau of Cannabis Control
The agency awarded $4.6 million to Berkeley, with most funding going to the Cannabis Research Center.
Peng Gong joins academic leadership at University of Hong Kong
Professor emeritus Peng Gong is a key collaborator with the Berkeley California-China Climate Institute.
McKalee Steen elected to American Indian Society of Science and Engineering board
Steen studies native and indigenous conservation at the Land Use & Land Use Change Lab.
Study explores impact of cannabis expansion on Western wildlife
Graduate Phoebe Parker-Shames was the lead author of a new study on the environmental impacts of cannabis farming.
Rausser College joins the California Biodiversity Network
A partnership between state, scientific, academic, and tribal institutions will conserve California biodiversity.
Claire Kremen awarded Volvo Environment Prize
Kremen is recognized for her research in conservation biology and agricultural land use.
How a Google search led Jill Banfield to Jennifer Doudna
Professor Banfield speaks about meeting the Nobel laureate and Berkeley professor, as well as early research related to CRISPR.
Researchers outline the new field of fence ecology
A new study finds that fences’ environmental impacts are underestimated and deserve a focused discipline.
Professor Jill Banfield featured in NOVA documentary
Banfield studies the genomes of microorganisms such as bacteria and archaea.
Preventing catastrophic wildfires under climate change
As wildfires burn across the state, associate adjunct professor Patrick Gonzalez has developed a new science-based policy for a long-term solution.
Assessing the sustainability of apparel factories
Professor Dara O’Rourke and graduate student Niklas Lollo examine a tool designed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
Benefits of cattle grazing for reducing fire fuels and hazard
UC Cooperative Extension specialists in the Bartolome-Huntsinger lab collaborated on a new study.