If they can escape death in poachers’ nets, the endangered marine mammal is well poised genetically to rebound despite inbreeding.
The plan includes initiatives focused on transportation, energy, water and food systems.
Talking climate solutions with Institute of the Environment and Sustainability director Marilyn Raphael
Faculty and students are working on new ways to respond to a wide range of environmental problems.
UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability receives $1.5 million pledge from founding director
The gift from Richard Turco and his wife, Linda Turco, will support students engaged in environmental research.
Research co-authored by UCLA’s Daniel Swain finds that extreme precipitation conditions are projected to increase in the coming decades.
Research produced by those in the California Environmental Legislation and Policy Clinic has influenced proposed legislation.
The goal is to divert 90% of the university’s waste from landfills.
LandCART uses machine learning to assess changes in vegetation and ground cover across the American West.
“The Labyrinth Project” engages listeners in a range of ecological conundrums that are as interconnected as the city’s ecosystems.
A UCLA-led study finds greater “streamflow” may mean more water for the West, but it could also increase the risk for floods and landslides.
Regionally tailored responses will be required to reduce the risk over the next several decades.
The current drought has exceeded the severity of a late-1500s megadrought that had been considered the driest since the year 800.
A study by UCLA biologists shows that the curious dental markings are the result of trapped big cats chewing through hunters’ snares.
UCLA researchers and colleagues demonstrate how the transition could improve public health and save money.
Researchers from UCLA and Ohio University traced trends at the South Pole back to the early 1900s.
In the Western U.S., the health risks from ground-level ozone and fine particulate matter continue to grow.
Unless steps are taken to boost genetic diversity, local extinction remains a real threat, a UCLA-led study suggests.
A UCLA-led study finds that animal species are less evenly distributed in large urban areas.
A UCLA-led research team focused on the effects on grunions and plovers, which both are sensitive to environmental stressors.
The conservationist received $100,000 for her work to protect Indonesia’s species-rich Leuser Ecosystem.
Gifts from the couple are supporting research on the ecology of ebony, a community-driven replanting program and rainforest restoration.
A new report by the Luskin Center for Innovation provides a framework for environmental justice in disadvantaged communities.
The institute will conduct research into climate change, the dynamics of gender relationships and power, the arts and countering disinformation.
Faculty, alumni and students from multiple disciplines are helping shape stories of accountability in “Sustaining US,” whose second season debuts Oct. 6
Cushing studies the disproportionate impact of environmental exposures and climate change on low-income populations and communities of color in the U.S.