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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.

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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.

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Posted by Ann Guy at 4:30


28 August 2014

CRS Junior Wins World Food Prize Fellowship

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Posted by Ann Guy at 2:35


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