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3.20.2019

California state and county officials falling short in evaluating use of agricultural pesticides

Daniel Melling

The state’s Department of Pesticide Regulation registers pesticide products; county-level agricultural commissioners issue permits for the use of “restricted” pesticides — those that present significant human health or environmental concerns. State law requires that when farmers apply for pesticide use permits, county agricultural commissioners must deny the use of a restricted pesticide when feasible safer…


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11.29.2018

Solving the ‘green wine puzzle’ (Video)

David Colgan

Eco-friendly wines taste better, but they don’t command higher prices in the marketplace. Learn why from UCLA professor Magali Delmas and Bonterra Organic Vineyards


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8.14.2018

UCLA students dig into Santa Monica Pier’s waste problem

Colin O'Brien-Lux

If global food waste were a country, it would be the third highest emitter of greenhouse gases, behind only China and the United States. A team of UCLA students investigated the problem this year in one of the most iconic places in California. The Santa Monica Pier, with nine million yearly visitors, is a visible…