Projects

Biodiversity Atlas

Southern California harbors some of the highest levels of biodiversity on the continent, yet is also home to millions of humans that compete for wildlife space and resources. In order to best balance these often competing components, researchers at the Center for Tropical Research are helping to construct a Los Angeles Biodiversity Atlas.

Communications

We amplify the voices of diverse environmental scientists. Our Center members engage in media communication, and in discussions of climate change and environmental issues with various sectors.

Community outreach

Our community outreach includes visiting schools, hosting groups for tours, mentorship, and research experience for high school students and teachers and members of the public.

Creating a Complete Los Angeles River Greenway for All

Andy Pasillas, class of 2016 Andy had a leadership role on a project that is supporting the development of a complete and community-driven Los Angeles River greenway, especially in underserved neighborhoods. As a graduate student researcher at the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation, Andy helped organize two LA River workshops and was the lead researcher...