Announcing the 2019 Pritzker Genius Award candidates
The candidates include mass movement advocates, coral reef conservationists and artists — in video, painting and the written word. As in previous years, candidates were nominated by environmental leaders who have already made significant contributions. A UCLA faculty committee will select three finalists. Those finalists will be presented to a panel of judges including philanthropists…
Air quality app influences behavior by linking environment to health
Air quality mobile applications could mitigate these health risks by educating people and promoting preventive behavioral changes, a UCLA study found. “I think information can be very powerful to change your behavior,” said the study’s lead author, Magali Delmas, a professor of management at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and the Anderson…
New environmental DNA program makes conservation research faster, more efficient
The Anacapa Toolkit allows researchers to catalog different species’ DNA present in soil and water samples with an unprecedented efficiency.