How birds' genes influence adaptation to climate change

January 11, 2018
UCSC biologists involved in the Bird Genoscape Project are racing against time to find out the potential for adaptation in vulnerable populations of birds.

Genetic changes help mosquitoes survive pesticide attacks

January 11, 2018
UCR study shows how intensive pesticide use is driving mosquito evolution at the genetic level.

Researchers don’t know how toxic wildfire smoke is

January 11, 2018
UC Davis researchers seek to learn about the long-term health impacts of wildfire smoke on humans and animals.

Get to work in Planetary Health

January 2, 2018
Planetary Health COE offers four amazing summer opportunities for UC students.

UCI scientists unveil new satellite-based global drought severity index

December 21, 2017
This enhanced monitoring tool adds groundwater storage to assessment factors.

$1.7 Million for climate-resilient agricultural research

December 8, 2017
This collaborative UC Davis study aims to produce a safe, reliable food supply for the world.

Hydraulically fractured wells threaten groundwater systems

November 30, 2017
UC Santa Barbara researchers demonstrate that about half of hydraulically fractured wells exist within 2 to 3 kilometers of domestic groundwater systems.

The social cost of carbon doubles

November 30, 2017
The social cost of carbon represents the damage carbon dioxide has to society and the economy, including agricultural productivity and human health.

Imagining environmental justice

November 15, 2017
In a new book, UC Santa Barbara sociologist David Pellow explores the interconnected nature of humans, nonhumans and ecosystems.

Making mosquitoes self-destruct

November 15, 2017
UC Riverside researchers are generating genetically engineered insects to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases.