IoES Magazine Ranked #2 Among Top 15 Los Angeles Sustainability Blogs
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by Claire Griffiths
8m ago
IoES Magazine has been recognized as one of the the Top 15 Los Angeles Sustainability Blogs by Feedspot’s panelists, securing the number two spot on the list. The Top 15 list showcases the most influential sustainability blogs in Los Angeles, selected from thousands of blogs based on factors such as website traffic, social media following and content freshness. Source ..read more
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Environmental Science B.S. Alumna Jamie Liu wins Grist climate fiction initiative ‘Imagine 2200’
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by Claire Griffiths
8m ago
Jamie Liu, a UCLA Environmental Science B.S. alumna, received the first-place prize in Grist’s climate fiction initiative Imagine 2200. The initiative engages writers from across the globe in envisioning the next 180 years of climate progress, featuring stories of innovative climate solutions and community-centered adaptations. This year’s contest garnered 1,050 submissions. Source ..read more
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UCLA Professor Deepak Rajagopal and Ph.D. Candidate Narayan Gopinathan Illuminate Sustainable Transportation Solutions in India
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by Claire Griffiths
8m ago
In a new report, UCLA Professor Deepak Rajagopal and Ph.D. Candidate Narayan Gopinathan delve into sustainable transportation in India, focusing on the feasibility and benefits of a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) obligation to complement existing subsidy-based approaches. Their study—conducted in collaboration with the India Energy & Climate Center, UC Berkeley Energy Markets & Source ..read more
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Tracking Pangolin Poaching: A New Tool in the Fight Against Wildlife Trafficking
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by Lucia Bolzoni
1w ago
From Esri Blog: A network of scientists have mapped illegal pangolin trade in an effort to pinpoint where the animals are being killed so they can stop it. Pangolins, often dubbed as the world’s most trafficked mammal, have long been elusive creatures facing the threat of extinction due to rampant poaching. However, a groundbreaking study published in Science unveils a revolutionary… Source ..read more
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Travis Longcore co-authors ‘The World at Night’— a comprehensive resource on global light pollution
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by Claire Griffiths
1w ago
UCLA adjunct professor Travis Longcore co-authored “The World at Night,” a comprehensive resource on global light pollution published by the Dark Sky Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The 160-page report addresses the increasing threat of light pollution, driven by technological advancements and urbanization. It emphasizes the urgent need for action to minimize the… Source ..read more
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2023 La Kretz Center Annual Report
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by David Blake
3w ago
Delve into the groundbreaking research, promising UCLA student researchers, and outstanding public outreach events that the La Kretz Center supported in 2023. Source ..read more
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UCLA Professor Suzanne Paulson and Ph.D. Candidate Viraj Sawant Illuminate Path Forward in Addressing Near-Roadway Air Pollution’s Impact on Public Health
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by Claire Griffiths
3w ago
UCLA Professor and Center for Clean Air Director Suzanne Paulson and UCLA Ph.D. candidate Viraj Sawant have made significant strides in understanding and addressing the impacts of near-roadway air pollution (NRAP) on public health in California. The CalSPEC report outlines the disproportionate health effects faced by specific communities due to racial, ethnic and income disparities in air… Source ..read more
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Daniel Swain for The Seattle Times — First of back-to-back atmospheric rivers pushes into California. Officials urge storm preparations
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by Claire Griffiths
1M ago
UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain discusses the threat posed by back-to-back atmospheric rivers in California for The Seattle Times, emphasizing the need for storm preparations and readiness for potential flooding, heavy snow, and damaging winds. Swain mentions the term “Pineapple Express” to describe the atmospheric rivers due to their long plume of moisture stretching back to near Hawaii. Source ..read more
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Deadline Extended: 2024 UCLA La Kretz Center and Stunt Ranch Research Awards
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by David Blake
1M ago
The deadline has been extended to February, 20th, 2024. Undergraduates, Graduates, & Postdoctoral Scientists are eligible to apply ..read more
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La Kretz Center Postdoctoral Fellowship Candidates at EEB Seminar Series
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by David Blake
1M ago
Join us during the EEB Seminar Series to hear from La Kretz Postdoctoral Candidates Joseph Curti, Devon DeRaad, and Whitney Nakashima! Each seminar is Co-hosted by the La Kretz Center and is open to all UCLA students and faculty. See details for each seminar listed below. Wednesday, January 31st, 2024 Using Vertical Gradients of Urban Stressors to Characterize 3D Activity of Mobile… Source ..read more
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