The city will convene stakeholders to create a program, guided by UCLA research, improving energy and water conservation in resource-wasting buildings
Healthy Campus Initiative cosponsors three days of food-filled events
“Thriving in a Hotter L.A.” gets most online votes in its category
Environmental science student study informs efforts to transform outdoor spaces into native plant-based, chemical free, nature-friendly habitats
Votes will decide who gets $500,000 in grants; jury will award $500,000 more
The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability hosted a presentation by the World Resources Institute on the issues that will impact people and the planet in 2014.
During the academic year IoES hosts or co-sponsors close to 100 events on- and off-campus. Seminars, conferences, and documentary screenings allow us to bring in experts and engage with the community on critical environment and sustainability issues.
In 2013 research teams at the institute received close to $10 million in funding for studies on education and conservation in Central Africa, advanced energy metering technology, urban ecosystem services, restoration and management of coastal wetlands, and smart water systems and technology.
UCLA Magazine profile on Bruin alumnus, environmental advocate, and IoES Associate Director Mark Gold.
Noxious particulate concentrations highest near Santa Monica Airport.
The Festival had talks, hands-on demonstrations, nature walks, family activities, live animal displays and meet and greets with scientists, including researchers and staff from the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science and Center for Tropical Research.
Stephanie Pincetl, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability, speaks about her continued work to map the different organizations and entities that control water in Los Angeles.
With biking on the rise at UCLA, the campus unveiled the first automated bike counter on a university campus, and the first in Los Angeles, on Nov. 22.
The bike counter on Strathmore Drive is the first in Southern California, and is the only one installed on a college campus in the country.
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and IoES Professor Bob Wayne led a new study published in the journal Science.
“Thriving in a Hotter Los Angeles” is the inaugural project.
On November 15 university officials will reveal the initiative’s first environmental sustainability project.
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and IoES Professor Yoram Cohen and engineering graduate student Zita Yu are developing ‘vertical wetlands’ to ease water use.
The Week reported on Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Chair and IoES Professor Dan Blumstein and former student Taylor Cook’s paper, “The omnivores dilemma: Diet explains variation in vulnerability to vehicle collision.”
Environmental Science alumna Vanessa Goh converts a class project into a career.