Ecology & environment

California farmers face global pressures

Experts confront paradox of want in the land of plenty.

UC Berkeley steps up to the plastic-waste challenge

Stepping up to the global challenge of trying to keep plastic waste from clogging waterways, coastlines and landfills, UC Berkeley is the first university in the world to embrace the Plastic Disclosure Project.

Ocean acidification study clarifies effects of CO2

Might a penguin's next meal be affected by the exhaust from your tailpipe?
UC Santa Barbara oil spill X CHALLENGE

Winner of $1 Million X CHALLENGE has roots at UC Santa Barbara's Bren School

Innovative grooved-skimmer technology will transform oil spill response efforts.