As temperatures rise, so does the risk of serious illness. UCLA doctors tell you how to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Environment + Climate
While many municipal climate plans cite extreme heat as a threat, few propose any comprehensive strategy to address it, a UCLA-led analysis shows.
Professor Ted Parson will serve as senior advisor to the commission.
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.
“Not all energy-efficient upgrades or programs are the same,” said Magali Delmas, a UCLA environmental economist and co-author of the paper.
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.
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.
The funds will support research by the Institute for Carbon Management on climate change solutions.
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.
Professors continued helping us better understand our world with their research, students kept excelling and UCLA showed how it helps make Los Angeles a world-class city.
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.