Living within a mile of active wells has been correlated to increased health risks, including heart disease and cancer.
Each year, the American Geophysical Union elects just 0.1 % of membership to become AGU Fellows and ESPM is proud to announce that Susan Hubbard has been named a 2017 fellow.
New research from Rachel Morello-Frosch finds that noise pollution is loudest in black neighborhoods and segregated cities
Graduate student Joan Dudney has been awarded a 2017 Switzer Fellowship for her environmental leadership.
A new study indicates that the impact of a pregnant woman’s exposure to several toxic chemicals commonly found in the environment was generally larger if the mother was stressed.
After a 35-year career with Berkeley as an urban entolomologist, Vernard Lewis retired on July 1.
Richard B. Standiford IV will retire June 3o after a remarkable 37-year career as UC Cooperative Extension forest management specialist at UC Berkeley.
Congratulations to graduate student Adam Calo and his team, whose project won first prize in the Big Ideas @ Berkeley competition in the category of Food Systems Innovations.
Senior Rosalind Bump shares fond memories of her years at Cal, ideas for incoming freshmen, and the story of one class that helped her understand the relationship between nature and poetry.
Senior Blair Conklin tells of some incredible moments he's had at Cal, his professional skimboarding career, and his plans for the future.
Matzen and Arnold are recognized for their participatory research techniques and empowerment of communities to take the lead in dealing with soils compromised by pollution.
A study led by ecologists at UC Berkeley has found significant flaws in the research used to challenge the U.S. Forest Service plan to restore Sierra Nevada forests to less dense, and less fire-prone, environments.
Firestone’s research involves the fundamental understanding of soil microbial ecology, and its applications to problems such as global change, sustainability, and biodegradation.
In the first of our series of interviews with students in the College of Natural Resources, Brooke Maushund tells us about her once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the COP22 Conference in Morocco, the Cal ski team, and why you shouldn't always follow the rules.
A new model developed by members of the Resh Lab can assist researchers in studying how future climate change and pesticide runoff could together impact macroinvertebrate diversity in rivers, which could in turn affect the health of surrounding ecosystems.
Professor Ron Amundson encourages scientists around the world to join the March for Science on April 22, to publicly acknowledge the role of science in society, and to highlight the frequency and nature of political attacks on science.
Research from the Brashares lab shows that in a fishing community with high rates of disease and declining fish stocks around Kenya’s Lake Victoria, human illness exacerbates unsustainable fishing practices.
ESPM cooperative extension specialist Adina Merenlender has been elected the next president of the Society for Conservation Biology.
Changing rainfall and drought patterns likely play a key role in shaping natural selection among plants and animals in the wild, according to a study co-authored by associate professor Stephanie Carlson.
Professor Jill Banfield is among thirteen UC Berkeley faculty chosen by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub to receive up to $1.5 million each over the next five years for biomedical research.