Hurricane Harvey’s public health impact extends beyond flooding

August 30, 2017
HUFFPOST examines some of the broader public health impacts of Hurricane Harvey and speaks with UCLA professor of environmental health sciences, Dick Jackson.

Manganese in underground drinking water is cause for concern

August 30, 2017
UC Riverside study on US Glacial Aquifer and 3 Asian countries suggests officials should monitor manganese as a possible public health threat.

Manufacturing in Phnom Penh

August 23, 2017
UC Davis Blum Center student grantee, Purva Juvek, blogs about the sanitation system she brought to Cambodia. 

Student fellows collaborate for a healthier planet

August 10, 2017
Planetary Health and CA Department of Conservation announce inaugural summer fellows. 

2017 seed grants support eight planetary health research projects

August 9, 2017
The global systems of land, air, water and life are the focus of eight projects receiving funds from the Planetary Health Center of Expertise. 

Bats are the major reservoir of coronaviruses worldwide

August 2, 2017
PREDICT study at UC Davis finds that bats harbor the family of viruses that cause Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS).

Planetary Health Center of Expertise invites proposals for pilot research projects

May 30, 2017
The UCGHI Center for Expertise will fund pilot research projects that explore synergies between population health and environmental health.

Planetary Health and CA Department of Conservation offer summer graduate fellowship

May 11, 2017
UCGHI Planetary Health COE and the CA Department of Conservation offer a paid summer fellowship for graduate students interested in conservation science and policy.