Topical Tag: Narrative

The Magazine

GreenShorts awards high school environmental filmmakers

The event, which was held at the James Bridges Theater on campus in Westwood, recognized top short films in five categories out of more than than 70 entries from high school students from across Southern California.  Winners were chosen by an all-star panel of judges including Netflix director of content acquisition Colin Morawski, Rachel Kropa,...

Events

Lecture Series

Life on the Move | Los Angeles, A Migration Haven

2018 Fall Lecture Series

11.1.2018

Life on the Move Lecture Series All plants and animals, including humans, move during their lifetimes, but some take truly harrowing or magnificent journeys to new lands and habitats. This Fall, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will join the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability to produce a three-night conversation between the people of...


Lecture Series

Life on the Move | A New Home, The Effects of Migration

2018 Fall Lecture Series

10.18.2018

Life on the Move Lecture Series All plants and animals, including humans, move during their lifetimes, but some take truly harrowing or magnificent journeys to new lands and habitats. This Fall, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will join the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability to produce a three-night conversation between the people of Los...


Lecture Series

Life on the Move | It’s Time to Leave, The Causes of Migration

2018 Fall Lecture Series

10.4.2018

Life on the Move Lecture Series All plants and animals, including humans, move during their lifetimes, but some take truly harrowing or magnificent journeys to new lands and habitats. This Fall, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will join the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability to produce a three-night conversation between the...

People

Elaine Gan

Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher

LENS

Bryce Mitsunaga

Graduate student

M. Sanjayan

M. Sanjayan

Visiting Researcher

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Jenny Aleman Zometa

Jenny Aleman-Zometa

D.Env. Student on Residency

Environmental Science and Engineering

Projects

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.

In the News

Headline

10.8.2018

Dallas Goldtooth, Pritzker nominee, in Sierra Magazine

This is a process. We have all been affected by capitalism, colonization and white supremacy. As such, it's going to take all of us—native and non-native alike—to dismantle these systems of oppression. However, White allies in particular must be held accountable for their role in the dismantling of white supremacy and extractive economies. We need our allies to join us in pushing back against the narratives of colonization and to incorporate the frameworks of intersectionality, indigenous feminism, and indigenous story-based strategies in their allyship.


9.26.2018

Dan Cooper “A Birding Interview”

Noah Strycker, who holds to world record for birding, writes: "In this entertaining Birding interview, Cooper dishes about SoCal’s dippers, jackrabbits, fritillaries, and Ficus—and the connections that keep it all real". 


Headline

8.16.2018

California firefighter was trapped, killed by 1,000-foot-wide fire tornado

“Depending on the final number, this might actually be the strongest ‘tornado’ in California history, even if it wasn’t formally a tornado,” said UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain. The Carr Fire fire tornado reached over 165 mph and trapped and took a firefighter's life.