Rebecca Bork (middle) and her children, Ava and Finn, are among those who benefit from having fresh produce delivered by UCLA students to the UCLA University Village.

College campuses take on food waste

On UC campuses, the Global Food Initiative has spurred collaborations that unite students across the system.

Roof rack collage Berkeley Lab

Roof racks a drag on fuel economy

Berkeley Lab study finds auto accessory responsible for almost 1 percent of national gas consumption.

GFI Durell

Organic farm serves up life lessons for UC students

Field trip gives UC Global Food Initiative fellows a chance to get their hands dirty.

UCLA biochemistry

Major advance in biochemistry holds promise for biofuels

UCLA biochemists have devised a way to convert sugar into a variety of useful chemical compounds without using cells.

UC Merced California crops

How plants could adapt to changing climate

UC Merced botanists study plants in diverse habitats to peek into the future of California's crops.

Berkeley Lab Ee-Been Goh

From near-dropout to doctorate, scientist now a leader in biofuels

Berkeley Lab biochemist thrives on re-engineering bacteria and mentoring students.

Reforms could restore wild fisheries to health in just a decade

A UC Santa Barbara professor shows how quickly ocean sustainability can be achieved.

UC Merced methane testing

NASA, UC Merced successfully test miniature methane sensor

New drones can more accurately pinpoint methane leaks and enhance safety in rural areas.

UCLA water treatment Cohen

UCLA participates in today's White House Water Summit

Expert on sustainability represents campus as part of United Nations World Water Day.

UC Riverside sediment cores

More carbon released today than anytime in past 66 million years

The Earth has broken a record set 56 million years ago, according to UC Riverside and UC Santa Cruz researchers.

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