In the Western U.S., the health risks from ground-level ozone and fine particulate matter continue to grow.
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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.
The research focuses on the factors contributing to a key climate variable called vapor pressure deficit.
A new report by the Luskin Center for Innovation provides a framework for environmental justice in disadvantaged communities.
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.
The study’s publication comes just weeks after severe flooding killed hundreds of people in Europe.
They worked alongside tribal leaders to develop tools that would help navigate a complex patchwork of regulations.
The episode, called “Coal Mining in South Africa,” explores issues related to environmental injustice, unemployment and poverty.
Scientists used machine learning to analyze decades’ worth of weather data from around the world.
The report highlights the need for more biodiversity protections and equitable access to resources.
The new database will help researchers, conservationists and fisheries understand changes to marine species and ecosystems.
Efforts to produce a new legal framework for the crime had their roots in a symposium hosted by The Promise Institute for Human Rights.
Atmospheric moisture decreased by a third in California and Nevada, study finds.
For the first time there was a showcase dedicated to community-engaged research.
A UCLA-led study found that voluntary legal agreements protect at-risk species more efficiently than public lands.
The work was part of a legal clinic in the UCLA School of Law’s Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.
Microplastics could be present in greater-than-expected concentrations in crops around the world.
A UCLA-led study explains how much of the damage is being caused by treated sewage.
In North America, climate change is causing spring to arrive an average of 0.4 days earlier each year; some species could be unable to keep pace with the changes.
UCLA had more faculty honored than any other university.