Pouria Abbassi '89 came to the United States from Iran in 1983 and quickly became immersed in Los Angeles the way a car-bound commuter rarely can be.
by Thomas Dietsch, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles
Podcast based on the summit "Evolutionary Change in Human-altered Environments"
University of California's Matthew St. Clair moderated a roundtable discussion with sustainability managers from campuses across the country about the evolution of their jobs and how best to climb the ladder to success in sustainability.
by Meredith Cummings, Community News Editor
Students at Cal Poly campaign in a YouTube video to make the student rec center more sustainable during an expansion project.
Imagine limitless portable energy fueling your latest electronic gadget; lightweight power plants supporting mobile military outposts; or semi-transparent window coverings that cool your home by day while storing power to light your living room after dark
Those in the campus community concerned about global warming gathered Jan. 31 for "Focus the Nation: Global Warming Solutions for America," a daylong event held concurrently at campuses nationwide.
All across the country, students will be speaking out about global warming and pressing politicians for change today, as part of Focus the Nation, a day of discussion about sustainability.
Academia is making moves to tackle climate change - but are they going far enough, fast enough? Bibi van der Zee reports
The Special Issue of Molecular Ecology was published in print on January 3, 2008.
by Victoria Arch, Graduate Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment, UCLA
by Margaret Kinnaird, Ph.D., Director, Mpala Research Centre, Kenya
by Dan Blumstein and Tom Smith, Professors, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA
Jan. 3, 2008, special edition features research presented at Evolutionary Change in Human-Altered Environments conference held at UCLA.
by Andrew Leonard
UCLA Today ask some students, faculty and staff how they contribute to the environment. Check out what your colleagues are doing to make UCLA a greener place.
Californians advised to add severe-weather preparedness to earthquake plans in order to prevent casualties associated with climate change
by Brenda Larison, Senior Research Fellow,
Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment, UCLA
by Ana Paula Giorgi, Graduate Student, Department of Geography and Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment, UCLA
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