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Lecture Series

Panel Discussion: Biodiversity in the Anthropocene

Join the UCLA Botanical Garden for an expert discussion about species that are flourishing in a rapidly changing world

5.18.2017

Biodiversity is undergoing tremendous change at the hands of humanity. As some habitats disappear and many wild organisms face extinction, other species flourish in novel ecosystems. Join us for an expert panel discussion which will examine the current state of biodiversity and the narratives which shape related public opinion and policy as we ask the question: how can we successfully coexist with nature on an increasingly technological planet?


Symposium

Muir Symposium: California and the Birth of a New Environmentalism

Creation of a New Environmentalism – Where Might We Go From Here?

3.1.2017

Creation of a New Environmentalism in California keynote lecture by Barbara Romero Deputy Mayor for City Services Former City of Los Angeles Board of Public Works Commissioner   welcoming & closing remarks by Jon Christensen , Adjunct Assistant Professor, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA Department of History, and the UCLA Center for...

People

Greg Jesmok

Undergraduate student

Nathan Davila

Undergraduate student

Mellisha Stokes

Undergraduate student

Laurel Hunt

Executive Director

Los Angeles Regional Collective for Climate Action and Sustainability

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In the News

Headline

6.21.2017

Feds give $320,000 grant to group working on cooling LA County, reducing hot spots, heat-related deaths

If a second federal grant is awarded by end of summer, the group will have received the full $2 million to complete a four-year project that studies how heat events, in part caused by global climate change, affects the most vulnerable local communities identified in a previous UCLA study: the San Fernando Valley, Huntington Park and Sunland and others.


Student Blog

6.2.2017

Final Updates

Spring 2017 - Week 9: IPM


Student Blog

6.2.2017

Final Blog Post :’)

Spring 2017 - Week 9: Grad Housing

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