Internationally recognized entomologist and well-known philanthropist Evert Irving Schlinger of Concord, professor emeritus, UC Berkeley Department of Entomological Sciences, passed Wednesday, Oct. 8 in Lafayette, California.
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.
A new study by ESPM postdoctoral researchers Daniel Karp and Leithen M'gonigle, and professor Claire Kremen, highlights just how dramatic the evolutionary diversity of wildlife is affected when forests are transformed into agricultural lands.
As the U.S. Forest Service finalizes plans to restore forests torched in last year’s Yosemite-area Rim Fire—the third largest in state history—conservationists are worried that the scheme skimps on environmental protection.
Sudden Oak Death (SOD), a serious exotic disease, is threatening the survival of tanoak and several oak species in California. Community volunteers can help by collecting and submitting leaf samples for DNA-based analyses.