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UCLA environmental researchers release citywide plan, call on candidates to adopt
The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability partnered with the UCLA School of Law to produce a comprehensive plan for Los Angeles that addresses environmental challenges.
Center for Tropical Research November 2012 Newsletter
CTR researchers report on a study exploring cryptic diversity with Indian and Pacific Ocean Big Fin Reef Squids and workshops held focused on building the capacity to control animal-borne influenza in Cameroon and Egypt.
New to the Institute The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES) will assume management of the White Mountains Research Station (WMRS). WMRS is a full service field station with room, board, lab, and work space available, located near the town of Bishop. The combination of facilities, geologic exposure, steep topography, high elevation, and winter...
UCLA’s Dr. Thomas Smith trains students to tackle Earth-changing issues
Part Four in the Mother Nature Network series on the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.
First REDD+ Project in Cameroon announced
The Center for Tropical Research (CTR) is partnering with Global Green Carbon Corporation (GGC) on a major conservation project in Cameroon—a country in west Central Africa.
Center for Tropical Research November 2011 Newsletter
CTR researchers report on a study tracking migratory songbirds and field research on seed dispersal of a tropical tree in Ecuador
The Ecological and Genetic Role of Seed Dispersal for a Tropical Tree in Ecuador
by Stephanie Steele, Graduate Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA
Connecting the Wintering and Breeding Sites of Migratory Songbirds Using New Isotopic and Genetic Methods
by Kristen Ruegg, Ph.D., Research Associate, University of California, Santa Cruz and Senior Research Fellow, Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA
Center for Tropical Research May 2011 Newsletter
CTR researchers investigate stripe variation in the African plains zebra and monkeypox transmission in the Congo Basin.
How the Zebra Changed its Stripes: Evolution of Stripe Variation in the Plains Zebra
by Brenda Larison, Ph.D., Researcher, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA
Using Remote Sensing to Map the Principal Carrier of Monkeypox Virus in the Congo Basin
by Trevon Fuller, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA