How behavioral psychology can help stop food waste

Sustainable dining is a huge deal on college campuses today, and the University of California, Santa Barbara is no exception. In fact, for years they’ve been taking an innovative approach towards reducing food waste by using behavioral psychology techniques to help diners reduce waste, often without even knowing it.

Can farmed fish feed the world sustainably?

The world’s population is expected to soar by an additional 2.5 billion people by 2050, bringing a host of global challenges – including how to feed so many hungry mouths.

How your diet affects climate change

You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and while good dietary choices boost your own health, they also could improve the health care system and even benefit the planet. Healthier people mean not only less disease but also reduced greenhouse gas emissions from health care.

UC Davis gunrock lager

UC Davis, Sudwerk Brewing Co. launch Gunrock Lager

The world leader in brewing science now has its very own commercially available beer.

UC Davis wheat

Gene discovery may halt worldwide wheat epidemic

Scientists hope they can fend off a devastating strain of stem rust.

UC San Diego homeless awareness

Homeless and Hunger Awareness Week empowers students to help needy

The nationwide event inspires students to embrace public service here at home.

4-H UC ANR

More Latinos are joining 4-H

The 100-year-old organization is catching up to the state's diversity.

UCLA teaching kitchen

Physician, feed thyself

Future doctors and nurses learn what nutrition really means to help patients down the line.

UC Riverside avocados

The next generation of avocados

As the fruit gains popularity worldwide, a new program plans to make it ever better.

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