The L.A. Times featured an op-ed by UCLA's Mark Gold and Cara Horowitz recommending local and global policies for tackling the crisis of plastic litter in the world's oceans.
Researchers from the School of Law's Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment worked with IoES scientists on the comprehensive study.
The UCLA Water Resources Group, founded by the IoES, works with environmental organizations and government agencies to improve water management in Los Angeles.
California leads the nation in groundwater extraction, but it lags behind in updating groundwater-related laws and regulations. As a result, protracted litigation clogs the courts and threatens precious water resources.
Tony Orme, professor emeritus of geography and geology & UC White Mountain Research Center director, was interviewed on KPCC about efforts to replenish beach sand lost to development and other human activities along California's coastline.
California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA Director Stephanie Pincetl and IoES Associate Director Mark Gold are featured in an NBC Learn video about Southern California's water resources.
A group of graduate students, led by Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor and IoES Affiliate Eric Hoek, are conducting research in Fiji.
IoES Associate Director Mark Gold was interviewed on KNX-1070 AM about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's plan to build the world’s largest groundwater treatment center over a Superfund pollution site in the San Fernando Valley.
IoES Associate Director Mark Gold is quoted in a L.A. Times article about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's plans to construct facilities that will restore pumping of drinking water from scores of contaminated San Fernando Valley wells.
IoES Associate Director Mark Gold is quoted in an Associated Press article about new legislation aimed at reducing the amount of plastic bags and bottles that end up in the ocean.
Leave it up to us, the Heal the Bay Beach Water Quality Team, to determine when it’s safe for you to swim.
A scientific roadmap for protecting a critical natural resource.
IoES Associate Director Mark Gold is quoted in an Environmental Health News article about decreased pesticide deposits in L.A. County waters.
The LA Times featured an Op-Ed by IoES Associate Director Mark Gold about the federal law turning 40 this week.
KCET.org featured a story about a new report on Ballona Creek co-authored by IoES Adjunct Professor Travis Longcore.
Gold will serve as the Institute's Associate Director.
IoES Affiliate Professor Curtis Deutsch co-authored a new study about how climate affects the growth of harmful ocean zones that threaten marine life.
Water quality at LA County beaches worsened between 2010 and 2011 and water quality statewide dipped slightly but remained “very good to excellent,” according to the annual report released May 25 by environmental group Heal the Bay.
The LA Times reported on IoES Corporate Partner Southern California Edison's creation of an artificial reef 50 feet below the waves to support a new kelp forest.
Richard Ambrose, professor of environmental health sciences, was interviewed on the Australian Broadcasting Corp.'s "The World Today" about the clean-up following the BP oil rig explosion and spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
On April 20, 2010 an explosion rocked the BP Deepwater Horizon offshore oil drilling rig. On April 22, 2010 Deepwater Horizon sank, leaving the well gushing at the sea floor and causing the largest offshore oil spill in United States history. Two UCLA experts weigh in on the anniversary of the disaster.
New environmental science-related opportunities are available with the newly re-organized bureau. BOEMRE will be hiring environmental scientists in the coming months to do work in fields ranging from environmental studies to NEPA review to environmental compliance.
This new award is for students pursuing an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science.
The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability will support a new research and teaching boat.
UCLA joins a a strategic alliance of 11 major universities in southern California dedicated to advancing ocean studies.
Richard Ambrose, director of UCLA's Environmental Science and Engineering Program and a professor of environmental health sciences at the UCLA School of Public Health, was interviewed Friday on ABC News about the environmental impact of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Method cuts testing time from a day or more to less than an hour.
Whether he's scuba diving in the Channel Islands, inspecting coastal Californian wetlands for signs of recovery or poking around in tide pools, Professor Richard Ambrose's research is almost literally a day at the beach.
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