In addition to the honor from the U.S. Green Building Council, the conference center has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability by the Los Angeles Business Council.
Data collected in the Congo by UCLA scientists and others will help empower global initiatives to protect the planet.
Study raises questions about water management and supply in an area that produces more than half of fruit, vegetable and nut crops in the United States.
The nonprofit Chefs Collaborative and UCLA co-hosted speakers on a series of sustainable food panels, featuring food-scene stars, UCLA staff and faculty and food critic Jonathan Gold.
UCLA alumni and brothers Mark Gold, respected environmental advocate and scientist, and Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer, on what restaurants, chefs and legislators can do.
New state and local policies promoting energy use transparency, public transit funding and sustainable development make researchers are optimistic for improvement.
The first episode features UCLA environmental economist Magali Delmas.
UCLA study shows that certified green buildings save 319 million pounds of carbon emissions in Los Angeles per year. Unfortunately, smaller buildings are left behind.
UCLA's Congo Basin Institute led a team of UCLA and Cameroonian students into a rain forest in central Africa to reopen a field station in a jungle with a thriving ecosystem with birds, elephants and monkeys.
This vernal equinox — the first day of spring — flora and fauna from Palos Verdes to the Yosemite Valley have been rejuvenated by a historically wet, snowy winter.
UCLA’s extensive water-saving program garnered the Water Efficiency Project of the Year award, presented by the environmentally focused organization the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge at its third annual Innovation Awards ceremony.
From linen-free tables and wine kegs to maximum use of natural light and recycled steel, the new UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center leads the way in sustainability.
You can be among the 1,000 volunteer citizen scientists who will collect 18,000 samples of soil and aquatic sediment from across the state through a new University of California program called CALeDNA.
The UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge awarded its second round competitive research grants this month, providing $1 million to eight new projects focusing on renewable energy, transportation and urban ecosystems.
DNA collected from tip of the base of the feathers enable the scientists to create fine-scale maps tracing the migration of species of birds so they can better focus conservation efforts.
UCLA chancellor joins more than 170 colleges and universities urging Trump to support climate action
“As a university we have a deep commitment to research innovative solutions for tomorrow, to serve the greater public good and to educate the leaders of future generations,” said Chancellor Gene Block.
New reports show how to add 1.5 million people to the county while preserving the vast majority of the area’s character and staying lower density than Manhattan.
The Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies, or LENS, aims to spur new thinking about the role of multimedia storytelling to drive sustainability.
Even after its restoration, the L.A. River will likely remain dominated by non-native species, says UCLA ecologist Brad Shaffer.
Mark Gold criticizes the state’s decision to establish voluntary water conservation targets, and praises the continued drought reduction mandates of Los Angeles.
From the capuchin monkeys of Costa Rica to the Los Angeles area's mountain lions, UCLA experts are developing new techniques and advancing knowledge.
Kristina Louie, a UCLA postdoctoral student who suddenly and tragically died in 2004 after receiving her Ph.D.
UCLA biologists have found genetic evidence that supports keeping the gray wolf protected by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which might rule this fall to remove it from the endangered list.
Magali Delmas, an environmental economist at UCLA, has been focusing on finding the most effective strategies to motivate people to change their behavior and conserve electricity.
During a launch event for the new issue, editor-in-chief Jim Newton spoke to Mary Nichols, whose work as an environmental advocate is profiled in the magazine.