19 September 2014
King Fire Puts UC Research Forest to the Test
By Ann Brody Guy, College of Natural Resources
Updated Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.
A cluster of new spot fires to the south and southwest of the research forest, along with changing winds and high heat, keep the fire danger to Blodgett high today. The evacuation remains in effect.
Posted by Ann Guy at 7:48
09 September 2014
Biologists try to dig endangered pupfish out of its hole
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley Media Relations
BERKELEY — Scientists estimate that fewer than 100 Devils Hole pupfish remain in their Mojave Desert home, but a conservation biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, is giving important guidance in the efforts to rescue them by establishing a captive breeding program.
Posted by Ann Guy at 4:30
28 August 2014
CRS Junior Wins World Food Prize Fellowship
Nicole Wong, a Conservation and Resource Studies major starting her junior year, completed a prestigious World Food Prize fellowship this summer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center in Davis, California.
Posted by Ann Guy at 9:51
13 August 2014
Berkeley Faculty Offer Trainings on Critical Environmental Content
Climate Change Course Launches New Professional Education Program
By Ann Brody Guy | August 12, 2014
BERKELEY — With the environmental, social, and economic impacts of climate change at the forefront of the global dialogue, UC Berkeley is launching professional education programs for the public on these time-critical topics, starting with The Economic Impact of Climate and Energy Policy on Public and Private Sectors, a three-day certificate course now open for enrollment.
Posted by Ann Guy at 1:56
06 August 2014
Report checks health claims of popular sports, vitamin drinks
By Sarah Yang | UC Berkeley Media Relations
BERKELEY — A new report by UC Berkeley researchers questions the health claims of popular energy, sports, tea and fruit drinks on the market.
In a report released today (Wednesday, Aug. 6), the authors evaluated 21 popular drinks with health claims — from immune boosters to energy enhancers — on their labels and in their marketing materials.
Posted by Ann Guy at 2:35
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