New research co-authored by ESPM professor Manuela Girotto uses machine learning to reveal which streams and wetlands are protected—or not—by changing Clean Water Act regulations.
A study co-authored by ESPM’s Paolo D ‘Odorico shows that using agricultural byproducts in animal feed could save significant land and water resources.
ESPM professor Christopher Schell will help coordinate a three-year effort to enhance biodiversity and environmental equity research.
Several ESPM researchers call attention to how biodiversity data could further entrench systemic inequities.
ESPM's Berkeley Wildlife faculty are shaping the next era of wildlife and conservation research.
Developed by researchers from the Schmidt Center for Data Science and Environment and UC Santa Barbara, the AI-powered tool explains the expected impact of international policy on plastic pollution.
A recent study co-authored by Kristen Shive found that climate change would result in fewer overall days when prescribed fires can be safely lit.
Agroecology professor Tim Bowles and colleagues are working to conduct a data-driven valuation of the risk mitigation of improved soil health.
ESPM researchers Jill Banfield, Mary Firestone, and Ella Sieradzki detail new links between soil viruses and carbon emissions.
Professor Rachel Morello-Frosch is working to mitigate the effect of flood-related contamination on some of the state's most marginalized communities.
Omitting racial demographics from a new evaluative tool may hamper the Biden administration's efforts to address environmental inequalities.
As climate change threatens land-based ecosystems, a new paper from ESPM researchers highlights the role they play in offsetting human carbon emissions.
A new project overseen by research scientist Gabe Rossi and postdoc Phil Georgakakos could contribute to salmonid recovery in northern California.
A new article by PhD student Kieren Rudge suggests critical race theory can advance climate justice better than the status quo.
In a recent Q&A Professor Michael Mascarenhas discusses the political, social, and economic factors that cause inequities in access to safe and affordable water.
Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension Kristin Dobbin is working to make sure that California's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act takes rural drinking water users into account.
UC Berkeley and the Karuk Tribe use Indigenous and western science to cultivate resilient food systems under changing climate conditions.
A review of climate policy found that politics should not be seen only as a constraint but also be recognized as a target of intervention to advance environmental solutions.
A new study suggests that existing environmental inequalities may worsen as motorists continue to adopt these cleaner alternatives.
In a survery of California households led by assistant professor of Cooperative Extension Kristin Dobbin, 85% of respondents reported that they were concerned about long-term reliability of their water supply.