INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
Experts come up with surprising solutions to climate change in new UC/Vox video series
First episode of 'Climate Lab' airing today asks why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change.
IoES welcomes 3 new environmental scientists to UCLA
With specialties ranging from environmental economics to atmospheric science, three new hires add legitimate climate change muscle to UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.
Will Farmed Fish Save Our Oceans, Delight Our Palates, and Provide Healthy Food for All?
Current projections estimate that the global population will surpass nine billion people by 2050 and total food demand will approximately double. Seafood is a major source of protein in many regions, but over 80 percent of the world’s fisheries are depleted or fished beyond capacity. Aquaculture—rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for food—offers the opportunity to increase...
Panel Discussion: Biodiversity in the Anthropocene
Biodiversity is undergoing tremendous change at the hands of humanity. As some habitats disappear and many wild organisms face extinction, other species flourish in novel ecosystems. Join us for an expert panel discussion which will examine the current state of biodiversity and the narratives which shape related public opinion and policy as we ask the question: how can we successfully coexist with nature on an increasingly technological planet?