The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) has selected mircobiology doctoral student Joyce Cueto as a 2008-2011 award recipient of the ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship.
Even when it was just an idea, Professor Dara O'Rourke's plan to deliver environmental, social responsibility, and public health information about consumer products directly to shoppers was
W. Michael Hanemann, professor of agricultural and resource economics, has received the 2008 European Lifetime Achievement Award in Environmental Economics.
From the prize selection committee:
Larry Karp, professor of agricultural and resource economics, and Jinhua Zhao, an economist at Iowa State University (and Berkeley ARE Ph.D.) were recently named winners of the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements research paper compet
Professor Garrison Sposito
(ESPM-Ecosystem Sciences) was one of 15 scientists and engineers honored in a special symposium of the American Chemical Society, entitled “Legends of Environmental C
Chelsea Specht, an assistant professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, was named the winner of the 2008 Prytanean Faculty Award, given annually by the women’s honor organization founded on the Berkeley campus in 190
, Ph.D., a research professional in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Plant Ge
Professor Barbara Allen-Diaz is one of 2,000 scientists to share the Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore and the IPCC.
When Michael Rodriguez replied to an ad for undergraduate research subjects, he had no idea it would be the beginning of his career as a medical researcher and physician.
A policy paper by University of California Berkeley economist David Roland-Holst says that greenhouse gass "offsets," a popular strategy for meeting carbon emissions, should play only a limited role in cap-and-trade programs.
This summer, 40 environmental professionals from around the world once again converged in Berkeley to attend the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program (ELP).
At 97 years old, Claude Wagner still sings the forestry summer-camp song from memory: "A doc or law I'm not going to be, I'm going to study forestry." A 1933 graduate of the School of Forestry, Wagner stuck to the song's promise and joined the Forest
Everyone relies on the water cycle, but how does it really work?
BERKELEY – Even a quiet stroll in the park can dramatically change natural ecosystems, according to a new study by conservation biologists. These findings could have important implications for land management policies.
Gilless has been serving as interim dean since Paul Ludden accepted the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs at Southern Methodist University in 2007.
Researchers have for the first time identified environmental pollutants by looking at the genes of a small, freshwater crustacean.
Hot, dry atmosphere has made this spring one of the worst fire seasons in California history. Due to limited number of firefighters and equipment, hundreds of remote blazes are remained to burn.
BERKELEY — Rather than suppressing local communities in developing nations, nature reserves attract human settlement, according to a new study by researchers.