New reports detail how to limit global warming, warn of ‘existential’ risk from not acting soon

Two new reports find that cutting CO2 emissions will not be enough to stop catastrophic global warming, but we have more tools at our disposal.

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Manganese in drinking water a cause for concern

A wide-ranging study suggests officials should monitor the chemical element as a possible public health threat.

UC Davis deer study

What roadkill is costing California

Collisions with wildlife were up by 20 percent in 2016.

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Puppies benefit from stem cell treatment for children with spina bifida

A UC Davis-developed therapy that shows great promise helps two pups in need.

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How California's climate policies created an economic boon

Renewable energy provided more than 60,000 jobs to the Inland Empire, study finds.

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Biology in Technicolor

Scientists are seeking to understand how, and why, color is produced by animals.

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4 great ways to keep your dog safe this summer

Follow these tips from the School of Veterinary Medicine and enjoy the great oudoors worry-free.

UC Santa Cruz evolution

Did life begin ... on land?

A paradigm-shifting hypothesis could reshape our idea about the origin of life.

UC Santa Barbara wind turbines

How to pass laws to fight climate change

Don't say climate change — 'renewable energy' is the phrase that gets things done, study finds.

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Oldest university-based organic research and education facility turns 50

Looking back on the food movement and movers of 'the people's farm.'

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