UCLA research shows a connection between the loss of trees and furniture bought in the United States.
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The bioinformatics approach the team used to uncover the weed killer could potentially be used to find new drugs for antibacterial medicines.
In this Q&A about her new book, UCLA’s Magali Delmas discusses how the human urge to consume can be harnessed to help the planet.
A UCLA study projects that as temperatures rise, and the number and severity of heat waves increases, getting pregnant may become harder than ever.
UCLA researchers found that a smog test and vehicle repair program has shown benefits to residents in central California’s San Joaquin Valley.
UCLA researchers recommend strategies for California transportation fuels policy to meet 2030 climate target
Guidance from legal researchers could strengthen California climate policy by helping policymakers further reduce carbon pollution from transport fuels.
Ursula Heise writes about the benefit of Los Angeles becoming a habitat for the endangered, though non-native, green-cheeked Amazon parrot.
Low-income and minority students are particularly affected, and the problem stands to worsen as global temperatures rise, according to public policy researcher Jisung Park.
The donation, which builds on a decade of support from the foundation led by Dan and Rae Emmett, includes $1.8 million and a challenge: The foundation will match one-to-one gifts made by other donors up to $2.5 million.
New UCLA-led research demonstrates the financial benefits of using sources such as groundwater.
An increase in the number and severity of heat waves over the coming years would pose a particular challenge for the species because small-bodied birds dehydrate more quickly.
Researchers at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability predict the state will experience dramatic shifts between extreme dry and extreme wet weather by end of 21st century.
From water resources to wildfires, UCLA research reveals a climate future that will have wide-ranging consequences.
Mark Gold says it'll take a combination of capturing stormwater, recycling treated wastewater and restoring groundwater.
Jon Christensen warns that as the city rediscovers the river, the future of communities along its path hangs in the balance.
UCLA-led research shows more than 550 payments for ecosystem services programs are active worldwide with more than $36 billion in annual transactions.
UCLA-led research shows Earth may be approaching a carbon dioxide threshold for melting ice in the Arctic.
“It’s critical to educate the next generation of scientists to understand how and why our climate is changing, and what measures must be taken to adapt,” said professor Alex Hall.
“It will take a lot of work, but 100 percent local water is possible by 2050,” said Mark Gold, one of the authors of the report.
The yearlong partnership provides graduate students with opportunities to create new narratives to engage audiences with research.
Results from the evaluation of 14 estuaries along the Pacific coast of the United States will help to inform policy on conservation of wetlands.
Climate scientist Alex Hall will embark on a three-week, 1,000-mile, two-wheel trek on a mission of educating, learning and engaging with the public.
UCLA is already leading the way through its Sustainable LA Grand Challenge.
The Bruins’ basketball legend told the Pac-12 Network audience about the campus’s energy-efficiency initiatives, including the bike share program and tower gardens, during a victory over Stanford.
The hardy marine invertebrates survive a bleaching process but their growth is slowed, a UCLA study conducted off the coast of American Samoa has found.