UC Berkeley was recently ranked the #1 school for Environmental Sciences by the QS World University Rankings. Congrats!
New research demonstrates that vegetation management and firefighting play major roles in determining fire risk in California.
Vince Resh awarded by Society of Freshwater Sciences.
The 1-credit mentorship and professional development course offers students a small college feel on Cal's campus.
Fruta Fresca, Cuerpos Marchitos: Trabajadores Agricolas Migrantes en Estados Unidos (2017) recieves Honorable Mention.
Fire-risk reduction practices of California's iconic shrubland ecosystem disrupt wild bird populations, new research shows.
A group of forestry students are helping restore the steep incline that overlooks Berkeley's Memorial Stadium.
New research creates a genetic snapshot of California’s honey bee populations, charting 105 years of change for this essential pollinator species.
Justin Brashares explores the social and cultural impacts of declining wildlife populations around the world, from fish to carnivores.
Adela de la Torre will become the ninth permanent president of SDSU and the first woman to serve in that role.
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.