A new study finds that in the Caribbean, independent island nations are less vulnerable to coral bleaching than island territories.
Discovered two years ago by UC Berkeley scientists including Jill Banfield, the protein was similar to CRISPR, but quite a bit smaller: a big advantage if you’re trying to deliver a gene editor into a cell.
The new Center will explore how cannabis production impacts the environment and society, and how these impacts will evolve under new regulations.
An ambitious new multicampus consortium is seeking ways to capture billions of tons of carbon dioxide and bring net carbon emissions in California to zero by 2045.
New research highlights for the first time the widespread and deadly threat of the soil- and waterborne pathogen Phytophthora in CA restoration sites.
Graduate student Joan Dudney discusses surveying whitebark pine in the Sierras, and if the species will soon be listed as endangered.
Patrick Gonzalez led the assessment and found human-caused climate change has aggravated severe impacts in the US Southwest.
According to a new study, the implementation of sustainable and advanced irrigation systems could help feed billions.
Over the course of the next three decades, the world’s food supply will have to expand to feed an additional two billion people.
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
A longterm study tracked how hundreds of species in this valley fared during the historic drought that struck California from 2012 to 2015.
Researchers have developed a technique to better predict how plants in cold regions respond to warming.
Professor Rodrigo Almeida examines the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa and its impacts on olive trees in Italy.
New research from Justin Brashares finds that wildlife are becoming more nocturnal in response to human activity.
Professor Jill Banfield and UC Berkeley scientists have discovered hundreds of antibiotic-like genes in soil microbes.
More than two million Bangladeshis may face displacement from their homes by 2100 because of rising sea levels.
Shuttering coal- and oil-fired power plants lowers the rate of preterm births in neighboring communities and improves fertility, according to two new studies.
Rachel Morello-Frosch's research team will study environmental noise, mental health outcomes, and hypertension in American communities.
A new study finds that global change may alter the way that hippos shape the environment around them.
A new study reveals that nearly half of all mountain ranges fall short of current conservation targets.