Pollinators such as bees, birds and bats affect 35 percent of the world's crop production, increasing the output of 87 of the leading food crops worldwide, finds a new study published Oct.
The John A. Zivnuska Computer Laboratory, is nearing completion at CNR's forestry camp in the Plumas National Forest.
Fire researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are launching a new set of interactive online tools to help homeowners, community leaders and researchers assess the risk of wildfire damage to their homes and communities.
October 25, 2006
Andersen Auditorium at Haas Business School
This year's Homecoming Celebration, October 6-8, will feature faculty and alumni lectures on "new dimensions in human health," "the foodie landscape in the Bay Area," "40 years of change in forest ownership," and "California's water future."
The Daily Cal has a nice article
on CNR's newest major, Society and Environment
From the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle:
From a letter to the Sacramento Bee
by Prof. Michael Hanemann:
A new report delivered to state legislators and led by ARE Professor David Roland-Host says that returning California greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020, as envisioned by pending global warming legislation, could significantly stimulate
The U.S. Forest Service has dedicated the first new experimental forest in California in 40 years. The Sagehen Forest is in the Lake Tahoe Basin, eight miles outside of Truckee.
From the SF Chronicle's science writer Carl Hall, featuring CNR alumnae Ann Dennis and Connie Millar:
On the weekend of July 14, CNR's Forestry Summer Camp welcomed alumni and friends for the annual Summer Camp Picnic.
Dieting, particularly in adolescence, can be counterproductive.
On July 15, the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program
wrapped up its sixth annual summer course.
Baboons, duiker antelopes and cane rats are available by the pound in markets in major cities in North America and Europe, reports ESPM professor Justin Brashares.
Two University of California, Berkeley, climate researchers have signed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal in a case that could force the U.S.
Nancy Lee Peluso, CNR professor of Society and Environment, and program director of the Berkeley Workshop in Environmental Politics at the Institute for International Studies, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for 2006-07.
Eleven eminent scientists
will speak on Friday, April 28 on topical energy issues at this day-long symposium honoring their colleague, California Energy Commissioner, UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus, and energy efficiency pioneer