A podcast featuring the Energy and Resources Group's 2022 annual lecture, given by Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary General for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL).
Quantifying the relationship between birders and the environment
ESPM researchers hope the “bigger” and “brighter” birds popular among citizen scientists can aid outreach and conservation efforts.
Rausser College graduate students receive National Science Foundation awards
Eleven current and incoming students will be supported by the prestigious research fellowship.
Ellen Bruno awarded New Innovator in Food & Agriculture Research grant
The award will support Bruno’s work on sustainable groundwater use and regulation.
Justin Lee wins first prize in Grad Slam competition
With Lee's success, this is the second year in a row that a Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology student won the campus-wide competition.
More oil and gas wells in redlined neighborhoods
Study shows that historically marginalized communities are exposed to more wells and their accompanying pollution.
For cannabis farms, ecosystem science is scarce
High Country News interviews Phoebe Parker-Shames, a PhD candidate studying the West’s emerging, and rarely researched, industry.
2022 Rausser College Photo Contest Winners
Our 2022 photo contest had over 120 photo submissions! View winning photos here.
Two ESPM-led projects receive seed grant funding from the Berkeley Food Institute
The award will support research on pathogens and coffee in Costa Rica, and biodiversity and food sovereignty on Hawai'i.
How UC research helps California meet the challenges of the climate crisis
Rausser College is proud to be a part of the UC system-wide efforts to find solutions to our growing climate crisis.
Student Spotlight: Isaac Aguilar
Fourth-year Molecular Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Management and Forestry double major discusses making the most of Rausser College’s research opportunities.
Berkeley Voices: Biologist confronts deep roots of climate despair
Bree Rosenblum, a professor of global change biology in ESPM, speaks about confronting the root causes of the environmental crisis and expanding our idea of what it means to be human on our planet.
NST student advances in Grad Slam 2022
Metabolic Biology PhD student Justin Lee qualified as a semi-finalist and will compete during the finalist selection on April 11.
Visualizing the architecture of a leaf
Learn about graduate student Mickey Boakye's work on leaf structure and adaptation, and see how artist-scientist Dr. Juniper Harrower and composer Marcus Norris interpret their research.
Polynesian Island yields ‘treasure trove’ of fungal biodiversity
Matteo Garbelotto, ESPM faculty member, explores some of the fungal kingdom's "uncharted territory."
Two Rausser College alumni honored by Society for Freshwater Science
Patina Mendez, ‘07, and Gary Lamberti, ‘83, were recognized with 2022 Career Awards.
UC Berkeley researchers suggest rethinking California’s conflicting forest carbon policy
New analysis suggests challenges to meeting California’s greenhouse gas reduction targets for natural and working lands.
New tool visualizes cannabis production in Southern Oregon
Researchers at the Berkeley Cannabis Research Center have created a mapping tool to help guide local land use planning discussions and decisions.
With climate change, Berkeley snow lab’s mission remains critical
Central Sierra Snow Laboratory Manager Andrew Schwartz and Director Robert Rhew, professor in ESPM, talk about the station's important work monitoring California's snowpack.
New UC Berkeley center will apply data science to solving environmental challenges
Open science and collaboration with communities is at the heart of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center for Data Science and Environment.