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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…



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5.8.2018

UCLA high school volunteer wins state science fair

David Colgan

He runs cross country. He’s on the speech and debate team. He struggles with Spanish class at times. His favorite band is The Killers. He’s also doing scientific research to protect Southern California from future wildfires, working hand-in-hand with postdoctoral scholars at UCLA’s La Kretz Center for Conservation Science. After winning first place for ecology…


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4.11.2018

Inspiration on oceans and diversity at the 2018 IoES Gala

David Colgan

At the 2018 “SeaCO2Change” gala, Van Jones, and Keely Shaye and Pierce Brosnan issued a call to action while helping raise $1.3 million for research, education and improving diversity in the environmental field. Watch their full speeches here.