Fernandez and Dodd recieved $18,000 in funding for their research on the application and development of the CRISPR/Cas9 system to test for adaptation of genes with assumed roles in climate stress.
As part of the U.S. World & News Report's "Best Global University Rankings," Berkeley was ranked #1 for environment/ecology.
A new, comprehensive analysis of lions and their habitats in Africa shows that more protection and resource allocation is needed to ensure their survival.
Some of the smallest life forms yet discovered contain the smallest CRISPR gene-editing machinery yet to be discovered.
New research shows that preserving original landscapes, particularly within farmlands, can help to prevent significant biodiversity loss.
In this month’s Student Spotlight, senior Sophie Babka shares her experiences getting involved in environmental policy and action, from an internship with the California Environmental Protection Agency to attending the recent Global Climate Action Summit.
A new paper links two influential ideas in modern natural resource management: ecological resilience and novel ecosystems
UC Berkeley invites qualified individuals early in their research career to apply for the role of assistant professor in the Life Sciences division.
Grad student Brian Whyte studies trematodes, the parasitic flatworm. Watch his feature on an episode of WONDERER.
Researchers will examine the ecological and socioeconomic impacts of lettuce farming techniques that promote biodiversity.
The University of Arizona fellowship recognizes Axelson’s dedication to the study of dendrochronology and provides further training in tree-ring analysis.
Over the course of the next three decades, the world’s food supply will have to expand to feed an additional two billion people.
Researchers find that national parks have taken center stage for climate change exposure, where there are hotter and drier conditions than in other places.
Across California, UC Cooperative Extension specialists and advisors are working in their local communities to prepare for warming temperatures and adapt to the changing climate
Professor Lynn Huntsinger is featured in this video from the California Rangeland Trust, which celebrates the organization's 20th anniversary.
For our first student spotlight of the 2018-2019 school year, ESPM grad students and an alum share how they use remote sensing technology to help the environment.
The award recognizes Goldstein for sustained excellence in aerosol research and technology.
New faculty members and a cooperative extension specialist join ESPM in 2018.
Professor of Atmospheric Science Inez Fung joins forces with Western Digital's Chief Data Officer Janet George and comedian Aparna Nancherla on a video imagining the effects of drastic climate change.
American Meteorological Society presents the medal to individuals on the basis of outstanding contributions to the understanding of the structure or behavior of the atmosphere.