by Karen Kapheim, Graduate Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment, UCLA
Students with an eye out for sustainability have always had options like recycled-paper notebooks at the student store. But when the demand for green products started rising, the UCLA Store began to run out of room for its expanding array of eco-friendl
Prof. Susanna Hecht argues that its time to see beyond the myth of the pristine forest to gain a truer understanding of humankinds interactions with the natural landscape.
It was a challenge that some UCLA commuters took on as a dare: Give up your campus parking pass for one to three summer months in exchange for a free bus pass, and then decide if you want your pass back in mid-September.
UCLA Transportation provides a handy "U-See-LA" guide to everything from seeing L.A.'s popular sights to just grabbing some dinner without a car.
UCLA's Center for Embedded Network Sensing is testing new cell phone software that helps people track their carbon footprint and their exposure to pollutants.
UCLA Transportation was featured in the August issue of Sustainability: The Journal of Record.
Summary of Environmental Science senior project in Griffith Park Winter and Spring 2008
The G8 University Summit was held for the first time in Sapporo, Japan from June 29 to July 1, 2008. Through this summit, participating university recognized the importance of academic investigation and research to achieve world-wide sustainability.
These PV solar installations will span 12.5 miles and generate up to 800 megawatts of electricity.
SB 375, if passed, will expedite smart growth development projects while giving environmentalists a great say in the project's location and GHG reduction measures.
Ever since my youth, I've been a numbers type of guy. As a teenager in the 1950s, I discovered that the typical American woman was having three or four children and I calculated that the U.S.A. was in for a big population explosion.
Before ending up in last nights salad, a lettuce head undergoes a long and rough journey. From the moment a farmer picks it, the lettuce head travels for many miles, reaching a grocery store where store employees wash, refrigerate and sell its head of fre
When the U.S. was again considering drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to offset the impending energy crisis, Steve Brye, project manager at the L.A. County Metropolitan Transport Authority, did something he deems in the spirit of a m
The current water crisis facing the world has been growing in recent years due to changes in the environment and depleting resources, turning fresh water into a precious commodity.
In an age of increased carbon dioxide emissions, skyrocketing energy costs and Al Gore, its no wonder that the new buzzword of late is green.
As large corporations such as Nissan and Starbucks increasingly become sustainable, the University of Californ
UCLA Hardworking students and local environmentalists are getting down and dirty in the underbrush to keep UCLAs only creek flowing.
The wheat harvest is in across Syria and the Middle East and the situation looks grim. View Video by Glen M. MacDonald.
Green studies are among the fastest-growing degree programs at some universities.
A Swiss schoolteacher doing his part to change the world pulled his "Solartaxi" up to the curb on July 22 at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, the latest stop in his 50,000-kilometer, around-the-world drive to draw internatio
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