UC awards $20M in research grants for decarbonization, pandemic preparedness and materials engineering
January 18, 2022
The UC National Laboratory Fees Research Program awards five new multi-institution grants, with more than half the funds going toward projects that can help California meet its climate goals.
California’s water supplies are in trouble as climate change worsens natural dry spells, especially in the Sierra Nevada
December 7, 2021
The State Water Project cut its initial allocations for water agencies to 0 percent for 2022. An expert explains why.
November 18, 2021
The globe-trotting archeologist explores shipwrecks to study the relationship between ecology and the slave trade.
October 27, 2021
The biggest rivers on Earth are actually in the atmosphere. Climate change is making them longer, wetter and stronger.
October 21, 2021
Married professors Nigel Hughes and Mary Droser earn top honors in their field.
July 27, 2021
Much of what is deemed valuable in the U.S. was shaped by the white male perspective. Fish are no exception.
June 3, 2021
Desalination can help meet growing water needs globally, but current techniques are limited. A new approach holds promise.
May 7, 2021
The survey identified more than 27,000 targets with high confidence to be classified as a barrel, and an excess of 100,000 total debris objects on the seafloor.
April 8, 2021
Scientists at UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz are exploring a potential project to combine renewable energy with water conservation.
Chinese fishing boats took half a billion dollars of illegal squid from North Korea. Scientists used satellites to catch them out
July 23, 2020
Satellite technology and machine learning are helping track down illegal and environmentally damaging ‘dark fleets’ of fishing boats.