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Frogs That Can Take the Heat Expected to Fare Better in a Changing World

Frogs That Can Take the Heat Expected to Fare Better in a Changing World

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 19, 2016 11:46 AM

Climate Change May Outpace Deforestation as Habitat Threat in Tropics

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Manic Suppression: Now Is Our Chance To Reform Wildfire Management

Manic Suppression: Now Is Our Chance To Reform Wildfire Management

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 06, 2015 04:24 PM

A team of UC Davis scientists describe unique opportunities to reform forest fire management.

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UC Davis Is Green And Cool - Again!

UC Davis Is Green And Cool - Again!

by Dave Jones — last modified Aug 11, 2015 03:13 PM

UC Davis receives No. 2 "Cool Schools" ranking by Sierra magazine.

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Working Together To Manage Drought

Working Together To Manage Drought

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jul 16, 2015 04:08 PM

CA&ES researchers are developing and improving technology to help manage California's scarce water resources.

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Drought Tames California's Wildflowers

Drought Tames California's Wildflowers

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 30, 2015 10:47 AM

Native wildflowers across the Golden State are losing diversity due to drier winters.

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Nitrogen Fingerprints Point To Warmer World

Nitrogen Fingerprints Point To Warmer World

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Apr 30, 2015 03:31 PM

Developing an accurate way to forecast nitrogen's effects on the climate cycle.

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Finding Hope Amid Enduring Drought

Finding Hope Amid Enduring Drought

by Helene Dillard — last modified Mar 06, 2015 09:51 AM

Dean Helene Dillard's editorial examines how UC Davis is seeking practical water solutions.

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Ocean Acidification Threatens Coastal Communities

Ocean Acidification Threatens Coastal Communities

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Mar 30, 2015 11:04 AM

Nationwide assessment reveals communities in 15 states vulnerable to economic risk.

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State of the Lake: High (Tech) and Dry at Tahoe

State of the Lake: High (Tech) and Dry at Tahoe

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Aug 19, 2014 10:30 AM

Annual report explains how drought, climate change, and other factors are driving lake changes.

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Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 14, 2014 08:15 AM

Dean Helene Dillard speaks to UC Davis’ strengths in food and agriculture.

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Wheat can discern the length of day and night

Wheat can discern the length of day and night

by Brad Hooker — last modified Jul 07, 2014 11:59 AM

Springtime for wheat starts with a gene that "sees" light; allows for modifying flowering.

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Brown Pelican breeding rates dismal in California

Brown Pelican breeding rates dismal in California

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 11, 2014 04:20 PM

An indication that an El Niño event could occur sooner than expected?

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Gov. Brown, May 19 climate change event

Gov. Brown, May 19 climate change event

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 15, 2014 01:13 PM

UC forum on agriculture and natural resources, for industry leaders and policymakers.

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Sources on California's drought: UC Davis experts

Sources on California's drought: UC Davis experts

by Pat Bailey, Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 18, 2015 11:52 AM

Experts available to the media: drought and water-supply issues in California.

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Drought puts California forests at increased risk

Drought puts California forests at increased risk

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 12, 2014 08:25 AM

Lack of soil moisture makes trees more susceptible to diseases, insects, and wildfire.

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Drought could be the worst in 500 years

Drought could be the worst in 500 years

by Ann Filmer — last modified Feb 26, 2014 09:16 AM

Drought will have a multi-year impact on Calif. fruit trees; Ken Schackel, Dept. of Plant Sciences.

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UC Davis in nationwide hub on climate change

UC Davis in nationwide hub on climate change

by Edward Ortiz — last modified Feb 25, 2014 08:56 AM

UC Davis is one of 10 nationwide sites to focus on climate change effects on farms and forests.

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Bad bear behavior not due to California drought

Bad bear behavior not due to California drought

by Jeannette Warnert — last modified Feb 04, 2014 09:18 AM

The weather isn't to blame for bears staying awake during winter.

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Drought

by admin — last modified Apr 23, 2014 01:45 PM

Our scientists are engaged in wide-ranging efforts to address California’s severe drought. This work is helping the state’s fruit and vegetable farmers stretch limited water supplies, rangeland cattle ranchers in need of management information, and urban dwellers seeking water-saving landscape ideas. Other scientists are monitoring the impact of the critical water shortage on our environment. Here are some examples of what we’re doing to make every drop count.

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Rustici Endowed Research Project

by admin — last modified Jan 13, 2015 01:36 PM

Summary paragraph

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California ranchers: Severe drought impacts

California ranchers: Severe drought impacts

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 29, 2014 08:26 AM

Ranchers will be immediately impacted by severe drought, and most face lack of forage.

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UC Davis in global top 10 for sustainability

UC Davis in global top 10 for sustainability

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 27, 2014 09:19 AM

Of all UC campuses, only Davis made the top 10; UI GreenMetric World University Ranking.

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African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

African Orphan Crops Consortium: 100 crops

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 23, 2014 11:06 AM

Consortium will sequence 100 crops to improve nutrition of African farm families.

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Livestock’s contribution to climate change

Livestock’s contribution to climate change

by Suanne Klahorst — last modified Jan 15, 2014 11:48 AM

Prof. Frank Mitloehner is clearing the air on the real amount of livestock emissions.

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Three UC Davis students named Switzer environmental fellows

Three UC Davis students named Switzer environmental fellows

by John Stumbos — last modified Oct 29, 2013 02:07 PM

Angela Doerr, Sarah Moffitt, and Meredith Niles are conducting research on sustainable management practices for natural or agricultural ecosystems.

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New light on how some fish adapt to saltwater

New light on how some fish adapt to saltwater

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 24, 2013 04:11 PM

Tilapia fish readily adapt to fresh or salty water, making them both good candidates for aquaculture and potential invasive pests.

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New center to prepare national transportation for extreme weather, climate change

New center to prepare national transportation for extreme weather, climate change

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 23, 2013 12:37 PM

UC Davis will lead a consortium focused on addressing and preparing for climate change.

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Age matters for song sparrows and climate change

Age matters for song sparrows and climate change

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:58 AM

What’s good for adults is not always best for the young, and vice versa. At least that is the case with song sparrows and how they experience the effects of climate change.

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Climate change threatens extinction for 82 percent of California native fish

Climate change threatens extinction for 82 percent of California native fish

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:03 AM

Salmon and other native freshwater fish in California will likely become extinct within the next century due to climate change if current trends continue.

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Impacts of climate instability on Southwest

Impacts of climate instability on Southwest

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:07 AM

In an era of climate instability, the southwestern U.S. faces many environmental and agricultural challenges, which are addressed in a new book.

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Gene discovery may yield lettuce that will sprout in hot weather

Gene discovery may yield lettuce that will sprout in hot weather

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:08 AM

A team of researchers, led by a University of California, Davis, plant scientist, has identified a lettuce gene and related enzyme that put the brakes on germination during hot weather — a discovery that could lead to lettuces that can sprout year-round, even at high temperatures.

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Important source of greenhouse gas emissions from farmland underestimated

Important source of greenhouse gas emissions from farmland underestimated

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:08 AM

Changes in agricultural practices could reduce soil emissions of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide and the atmospheric pollutant nitric oxide, according to a new study by scientists at the University of California, Davis.

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Design It, Build It

Aug 21, 2015 Truscott donation allows landscape architecture students to dig in.

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UC Davis Receives Unique, $1.5 Million Gift from Aggie Couple

Jul 07, 2016 Michael and Joelle Hurlston have pledged $1.5 million to endow a first-of-its-kind chair position.

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Summer Internships

Jul 28, 2015 CA&ES students and Salinas Valley employers find common ground.

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