Videos

Congo Basin Institute (English Version)

Video about the Congo Basin Institute, dedicated to finding solutions to the interconnected issues of climate change, human disease, food and water security, and loss of biodiversity.

Challenges to Conserving the Congo Basin Rainforest, 2014

An Oppenheim Lecture presented by CTR Director Thomas B. Smith, describing the Center is leveraging the best available science to identify new protected areas in the face of resource extraction…

NSF PIRE Workshop in Yaoundé, Cameroon (French)

Coverage of the professional development workshop focused on empowering young local researchers to track and analyze the genetic diversity of the Congo Basin in the face of climate change, which…

NSF PIRE Workshop in Yaoundé Cameroon (English)

Coverage of the professional development workshop focused on empowering young local researchers to track and analyze the genetic diversity of the Congo Basin in the face of climate change, which…

UCLA geographer Glen MacDonald named to John Muir Endowed Chair

Professor MacDonald has been selected as the first occupant of a new UCLA chair in geography named after the naturalist and activist who helped preserve the Yosemite Valley as a…

Is aging infrastructure to blame for UCLA water main break?

Originally posted by 89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio A busted water main sent a geyser shooting 30 feet in the air and flooded Sunset Boulevard and UCLA yesterday. About…

Graduation 2014

Video produced from the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability 2014 Graduation Ceremony.

African International Meeting on Malaria and Related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife fold up in Yaounde. Reaction...

Posted by Congo Basin Institute - CBI, Cameroon on Monday, July 7, 2014

African International Meeting on Malaria and Related Haemosprodian Parasites of Wildlifeife

A student researcher’s reaction to the NSF-sponsored Research Coordination Network for Haemosporida (Malaria RCN)’s African workshop in Yaoundé, Cameroon, with students from Cameroon, Nigeria, and Ghana in attendance.

Thriving in a Hotter L.A.: Turning Los Angeles into a Global Model for Urban Sustainability

The IoES and Women & Philanthropy at UCLA joined together to present “Thriving in a Hotter L.A.: Turning Los Angeles into a Global Model for Urban Sustainability.” IoES Associate Director…

Biological invasions: What’s new, and why the controversy

5th Annual La Kretz Public Lecture by Professor Daniel Simberloff, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville presented May 4, 2014 at the UCLA…

Transforming our Common Environment and Energy Futures: Perspectives on the Journey from Public Servant to Private Citizen

On February 12, Lisa Jackson visited the IoES, talked with faculty and students, and gave the Winter Oppenheim Lecture. She inspired admiration, challenged people to “be influential” in their careers,…

Confronting a Superstorm of Challenges: A New American Grand Strategy

Featuring Department of Environmental Health Sciences Chair and IoES Professor Dr. Richard Jackson.

CABAlliance – Mist Netting Birds in Ebo Forest, Cameroon

Dr. Thomas Smith sets up mist nets to catch birds at the Njuma Camp of the Ebo Forest.  

Surveying H2O in Southern California

Stephanie Pincetl, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability, speaks about her continued work to map the different organizations and entities that…