INSTITUTE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Moving Science to Action
Launching global environmental solutions from urban Los Angeles
Paper outlines how L.A. County can adapt its water supply for climate change
UCLA report calls for conservation, policy and infrastructure improvements
A new home? Event series looks at the science of migration
But migration is also a scientific issue. How different are we from other species? UCLA joined La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and explored the topic in a three-night conversation with leading migration experts.Looking across species and time, the event series stripped away politics and borders to discuss causes and outcomes of migration for all...
Student research teams aim to bring island nations Blue Prosperity
UCLA research program challenges students from across campus to develop strategies for sustainable ‘blue’ growth on islands
Street Plants: Wild Flora of Los Angeles
Cities may seem to be solely the work of humans—right down to the urban landscape of street trees, ornamental plantings, and manicured lawns that were put in place by human hands. But wild plants spread through the landscape without any human help, forming a ubiquitous botanical backdrop that exists at the fringes of most concepts...
LA’s New Abnormal: Mega-Wildfires
The Nature Conservancy and UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES) invite you to LA’s New Abnormal: Mega-Wildfires Reception and Discussion Seemingly every year, California breaks some record for devastation with a new wildfire. The Woolsey fire was the worst the Malibu area has ever seen, and it has been 100 years since...
The program pairs teams of five to seven students with a faculty member or other environmental expert. Then it connects them with clients ranging from the Natural Resources Defense Council to Taylor Guitars.
The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet
Green Bundle The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. The Green Bundle, a new book by Magali Delmas, offers strategies to reach a vast, largely untapped consumer market. Green Bundle Book Site The market for green products has...
Bird Genoscape Project
The Center for Tropical Research recently launched the Bird Genoscape Project, an effort to map the population-specific migratory routes of 100 species of migratory songbirds by harnessing the power of genomics.
Environmental Storytelling Collaboration with KCET
LENS has partnered with KCET, the nation's largest independent public media company to produce engaging, research-driven environmental stories.