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Letter from the Editor

A message from Institute of the Environment and Sustainability newsletter publisher Karen Lefkowitz

SWAPE project analyst and IoES alumnus Jessie Jaeger

Fit for the task

Several IoES-educated environmental scientists are on the job at the same environmental consulting firm

Credit: UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate

Saving the world, one building at a time

Resiliency for the built environment was the focus of a forum hosted by the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate and the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge and cosponsored by the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability’s Corporate Partners Program

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Taking on Water

UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Hammer Museum partner to present a year-long series of public programs about water

Credit: National Wildlife Federation

Welcoming Wildlife to the Neighborhood

Environmental science student study informs efforts to transform outdoor spaces into native plant-based, chemical free, nature-friendly habitats