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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.


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4.4.2018

New report on climate change in the Sierra Nevada shows need for human adaptation

David Colgan

The range contains the highest point in the continental United States, Mount Whitney, and is home to both the oldest and largest trees in the world — as well as diverse wildlife, from mountain lions to mosquitos. The range also looms large in the lives of California’s 40 million residents. The food we grow and…



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2.2.2018

Center for Tropical Research celebrates 20 years of science and conservation

Kaitlyn DeShon

Since its founding in 1997, the center has made important environmental discoveries in more than 45 countries on four continents, publishing more than 300 academic articles. Its work ranges from studying the ecology and conservation of migratory bird populations in North, Central and South America to how biodiversity in generated and maintained in the rainforests…