March 07, 2023
As the 30x30 conservation initiative gains momentum around the world, Rausser College researchers call for a focus on rivers, lakes, and wetlands.
February 22, 2023
In a study published today in Science Advances, ESPM researchers reveal how land use change has amplified—and in some cases mitigated—the impacts of climate change on bird populations in California.
February 17, 2023
A new study explores the deep ties between people and pigs in Borneo, a connection the authors say underscores the importance of understanding our broader link to nature.
January 23, 2023
In an interview with NASA, Manuela Girotto explains how she merges satellite measurements and computer models to gauge how water flowing off the land might affect future sea level rise.
January 17, 2023
ESPM professor Kip Will is leading a SPUR project to help monitor the effects of tree and underbrush removal on arthropod biodiversity in the post-fire Santa Cruz Mountains.
January 03, 2023
Research led by Brian Kastl, a PhD candidate in ESPM, outlines a deadly mismatch in water flows and temperatures for young salmon headed to sea.
December 12, 2022
Scott Stephens, professor of fire ecology in ESPM and co-director of Berkeley Forests, broke down 2022's "remarkably different" fire season for the Public Policy Institute of California.
November 29, 2022
ESPM and PMB researchers have identified a variety of potential CRISPR-based genome-editing tools in viruses, according to new findings published in Cell.
November 21, 2022
A new study co-authored by Paolo D’Odorico assesses how shared goals and information on resource levels can encourage cooperation and reduce resource depletion.
November 21, 2022
A team of University of California scientists found that high-mountain streams may be more vulnerable to droughts and heatwaves than previously thought.
November 07, 2022
ESPM Professor Paolo D’Odorico is co-author of a review published in today the journal Nature Climate Change.
October 31, 2022
In the fall Breakthroughs magazine on the bioeconomy, faculty members Matthew Potts, Van Butsic, and Dan Sanchez spoke about their work scaling markets for carbon capture, storage, and management.
October 31, 2022
A new study by Rausser College faculty and the U.S. Forest Service suggests mature forest habitats in California may be susceptible to complete loss without intervention.
October 20, 2022
Professor Jill Banfield and PhD candidate Jacob West-Roberts have helped identify a new transferrable DNA structure that appears to play a role in balancing atmospheric methane.
October 06, 2022
A study appearing in Science, co-authored by ESPM professor Jonas Meckling, identifies the political factors that allow some countries to take the lead while others lag behind.
September 21, 2022
ESPM alum Alasdair Cohen was co-author on an analysis of water quality data from California’s Kern Valley State Prison and neighboring rural communities.
July 28, 2022
Research by former ESPM PhD student Jacob Bukoski and Professor Matthew D. Potts might serve as the building blocks for carbon sequestration studies.
July 22, 2022
A first-of-its-kind analysis by ESPM Professor Iryna Dronova found that plant diversity plays a key role in improving seasonal biomass stability.
July 19, 2022
New commentary led by ESPM Professor Jonas Meckling urges governments to spur decarbonization by moving beyond the myths surrounding public investment in clean energy that discourage the use of public funds.
July 07, 2022
ESPM PhD candidate Margiana Petersen-Rockney speaks with the Daily Yonder about how climate change messaging–or the lack thereof–by farm service providers affects rural communities.