19 September 2014
King Fire Puts UC Research Forest to the Test
By Ann Brody Guy, College of Natural Resources
Final Update: Thursday, 11:30 a.m.
It is raining today and Blodgett appears to be out of danger from the King Fire. Mop-up operations continue. King Fire containment is still listed as 38 percent. For updated map and photos, go to the UC Berkeley Forestry Center.
Posted by Ann Guy at 7:48
09 September 2014
Biologists try to dig endangered pupfish out of its hole
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley Media Relations
BERKELEY — Scientists estimate that fewer than 100 Devils Hole pupfish remain in their Mojave Desert home, but a conservation biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, is giving important guidance in the efforts to rescue them by establishing a captive breeding program.
Posted by Ann Guy at 4:30
28 August 2014
CRS Junior Wins World Food Prize Fellowship
Nicole Wong, a Conservation and Resource Studies major starting her junior year, completed a prestigious World Food Prize fellowship this summer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center in Davis, California.
Posted by Ann Guy at 9:51
13 August 2014
Berkeley Faculty Offer Trainings on Critical Environmental Content
Climate Change Course Launches New Professional Education Program
By Ann Brody Guy | August 12, 2014
BERKELEY — With the environmental, social, and economic impacts of climate change at the forefront of the global dialogue, UC Berkeley is launching professional education programs for the public on these time-critical topics, starting with The Economic Impact of Climate and Energy Policy on Public and Private Sectors, a three-day certificate course now open for enrollment.
Posted by Ann Guy at 1:56
06 August 2014
Report checks health claims of popular sports, vitamin drinks
By Sarah Yang | UC Berkeley Media Relations
BERKELEY — A new report by UC Berkeley researchers questions the health claims of popular energy, sports, tea and fruit drinks on the market.
In a report released today (Wednesday, Aug. 6), the authors evaluated 21 popular drinks with health claims — from immune boosters to energy enhancers — on their labels and in their marketing materials.
Posted by Ann Guy at 2:35