INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
Q&A: Monica L. Smith on how humans have adapted to natural forces throughout history
A new book edited by the UCLA anthropologist explores how people respond to volcanoes, epidemics and droughts
No Ph.D. needed: UCLA scientists help simplify DNA testing for tracking marine species
Demonstration in L.A. ports show that non-academics can use the fast, inexpensive genetic test
New professor Alesia Montgomery examines environmental justice in urban redevelopment
Who gets to make those decisions (and how) is the focus of ethnographer Alesia Montgomery, a new faculty member at UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. Racialized, low-income communities…
30×30 California: Conservation Science and Policy in Action
Please join us for an informal presentation and lively discussion led by Dr. Jennifer Norris, the California Deputy Secretary for Biodiversity and Habitat at the California Natural Resources Agency, as…
Environmental Justice Series Symposium — with Cynthia Babich
Cynthia Babich serves as the Executive Director of the Del Amo Action Committee. The DAAC is a grassroots community-based environmental justice organization concerned about DDT contamination and related health problems in the…
A Diverse, Practice-Based Education
This innovative, dual-component program offers both breadth and depth through a solid foundation in natural science and a focus on understanding environmental issues across earth, atmospheric, life, and social sciences.
The Senior Practicum
The Senior Practicum is a year-long capstone program for all IoES Environmental Science majors and one of the best environmental science and policy educational experiences in the world.
Generating Knowledge & Providing Solutions
We leverage connections and partnerships throughout the UCLA network to focus teams of diverse talents on today’s most urgent problems.
The Human Right To Water In Poor Communities of Color: Southern Los Angeles County
Phasing out fossil fuel infrastructure in Los Angeles: Challenges for a Just Transition
In this project, Dr. Kelly Kay and Andrea Furnaro focus on the phase-out of longstanding fossil fuel infrastructure as part of the Los Angeles Green New Deal plan. While other…
Sustainable tourism in Colombia: Biocultural values
“No Music Without Trees or Birds: A Spatial Analysis of Cultural Reliance and Relationships to Endemic Flora and Fauna Species in Colombia” Pritzker Award Affiliate: Alejandra Echeverri, Conservation Scientist, Stanford…
Sustaining US — an environmental news program from PBS and UCLA
Expert informed environmental news collaboration between UCLA and KLCS PBS
State funding cannot cover everything we want to accomplish – we rely on endowments, grants and philanthropic gifts to make up the difference. These additional funds go to the programs, projects and outreach that would otherwise languish. We are immensely grateful for this support.