Gary Nakamura, Cooperative Extension specialist and Co-Director for the Center of Forestry, was appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger to the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Professor Tasios Melis is unlocking the chemical power of green algae to create clean hydrogen fuel that eliminates air-polluting fossil fuels in its production.
Mark A. Tanouye, professor of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, recently received one of six 2008 Neuroscience of Brain Disorders Awards from the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience.
The annual awards support research by U.S.
Donald Robert Kaplan, professor emeritus of plant biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and an influential expert on the development of the diverse forms and shapes of plants, has died at the age of 69.
In the middle of the South Pacific, about 12 miles west of Tahiti, is a tropical island that soon will emerge as a model ecosystem, thanks to the efforts of a U.S.-French research team led by University of California, Berkeley, biologists.
Peggy Lemaux, professor of Plant and Microbial Biology and cooperative extension specialist, has been selected to be a 2007 Crop Science Society of America fellow.
A personal DNA sequence
is not yet practically useful.
Fire, once a key phenomenon in the balance of forest ecosystems, has gone rogue, thanks to years of detrimental land-use policy.
From fighting wildfires in the field to predicting the role of the Santa Ana winds, CNR students and faculty have proven to be an invaluable resource in combating the more than a dozen fires that raged in Southern California in the past weeks.
Two CNR faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Two flora enthusiasts got the chance learn about cutting edge technology during a Geospatial Imaging and Informatics Facility workshop last week.
by Sarah Yang, UCB Media Relations
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has named CNR’s Arash Komeili one of 20 new promising scientific researchers as a 2007 recipient of Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering.
To faculty, staff, and students of the College of Natural Resources:
Claire Kremen, a conservation biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, whose applied research advances the fields of ecology, biodiversity and agriculture, has been named a MacArthur Fellow.
The Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program (http://nature.berkeley.edu/beahrselp/
) offers a unique learning opportunity for environmental professionals from around the world to gain expertise, enha