A new study argues for more prescribed fires, mechanically thinning forests, and physically removing dead trees to combat the threat of fire.
ESPM Professor Allen Goldstein awarded prestigious research grant from the Humboldt Foundation which promotes collaborative research with German scientists.
A new study by CNR researchers demonstrates that the impacts of oil palm expansion on forests is much worse than previous thought.
Drones will play a key role in assessing the impact of highly variable water resources around the state thanks to a new $2.2 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Will China’s crackdown on imported scrap force the US to recycle more of our waste?
A research expedition tracked endangered tigers through the Sumatran jungles for a year and found tigers are clinging to survival in low density populations. Their findings have renewed fears about the possible extinction of the elusive predators.
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.
Scott Silva tells us about his efforts at the Zero Waste Research Center, attending Forestry Camp, and how geocaching led him to study environmental science.
The study will use integrated, collaborative research to promote economic and ecological resilience for urban farms.
A new study from professor Steven Beissinger suggests that many of the state’s birds are adapting to rising temperatures by breeding earlier than they did a century ago.
PG&E Foundation funds smartphone app from Matteo Garbelotto’s lab.
Laura Driscoll tells us about her dissertation research, the organic farming report that she co-authored, and how studying anthropology sparked her interest in ecology.
Without land-use policies to limit its environmental footprint, the impacts of cannabis farming could get worse, according to a new study.
The three-year grant is part of the Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems program.
The new institute will be led by former National Parks Service Director Jon Jarvis.
Professor Nancy Peluso launches three-year research project to assess land use policy in Indonesia.
Professor Kremen was recently interviewed about California’s native pollinators on an episode of Just Food.
Faculty and researchers share research findings, strategies for wildfire management, and policy recommendations.
Inez Fung discusses how to verify that nations are living up to their carbon-reduction promises.
Kimberlie Le shares her experience in the CNR Honors Program, recalls conducting research in Taiwan, and tells us about the exciting new social venture she co-founded with her classmates.