Environmental science and policy
Replenishing supply may benefit everyone in the drought-stricken Golden State.
In 2015, the drought will cost California agriculture $1.84B and 10,100 jobs.
Rustici Rangeland Science Symposium draws crowd to UC Davis.
Native wildflowers across the Golden State are losing diversity due to drier winters.
Newly published UC Davis study questions the safety of nanomaterials.
Developing an accurate way to forecast nitrogen's effects on the climate cycle.
Determining the amount of ozone pollution drifting into California.
CalTrout makes historic commitment for endowed chair at UC Davis.
Four CA&ES faculty members awarded Hellman Family Foundation fellowships.
The threat of lead poisoning persists for California condors, particularly for older, independent birds.
Popular undergraduate research conference hones student skills.
Larger reservoirs do not necessarily lead to increased storage amounts.
Activities prepare students for good jobs, bright future.
Tricolored Blackbird population has declined by 64% since 2008; endemic mostly in California.
Balancing invasive species, endangered species, restoration, and urban development.
An indication that an El Niño event could occur sooner than expected?
Grad student Mike Levy works on economics, environment, and communities.
Plant sciences professor: highest campus medal for service and dedication.
UC Davis scientists voice concerns about impact of deteriorating conditions.
Animal scientist Alison Van Eenennaam: scientific, legal, and economic ramifications of food labeling.
Experts available to the media: drought and water-supply issues in California.
Professor Mark Lubell describes weather’s role in building support for water projects.
UC Davis researcher Robert Meese is convinced the population will drop below 100,000.
New rules bring nation’s fuel supply in line with California’s cleaner standards.
Aquatic ecosystems can be protected when conifers are removed to restore aspen stands.
Lack of soil moisture makes trees more susceptible to diseases, insects, and wildfire.
UC Davis again ranks No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry.
Drought will have a multi-year impact on Calif. fruit trees; Ken Schackel, Dept. of Plant Sciences.
UC Davis is one of 10 nationwide sites to focus on climate change effects on farms and forests.
Wildlife analysis shows noxious scents, social groups are effective survival strategies.
Young sturgeon may be killed by unscreened pipes that divert river water.
Student organization at UC Davis creates wildlife habitats on campus and off campus.
Professor Peter Moyle's op-ed about the importance of the Endangered Species Act for fish.
Communication among plants in response to injury could have positive benefits to crop production.
Fences may reduce catastrophic and costly accidents between autos and wildlife.
Good news for frogs and toads — the abnormalities of the 1990s are rarer, except in local hotspots.
Plant disease expert Helene Dillard, who is associate dean and head of Cooperative Extension at Cornell University, has been named the new dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis, and will begin at UC Davis in late January 2014.
Rice fields in California’s Yolo Bypass provide a bug buffet for juvenile salmon on their journey to the sea, resulting in fat and fast-growing salmon.
As human life expectancy increases, so does the percentage of invasive and endangered birds and mammals.
Angela Doerr, Sarah Moffitt, and Meredith Niles are conducting research on sustainable management practices for natural or agricultural ecosystems.
UC Davis will lead a consortium focused on addressing and preparing for climate change.
The California legislature honored UC Davis’ top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a unanimous resolution.
Team Henlight — three people with a vision for boosting chicken production and global food security — won first place at the international Thought for Food Challenge Summit.
The Center for Watershed Sciences received a $10 million gift to build on its success as a center for problem-solving research on California's critical water issues.