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New project to build climate resilience through improved land management

February 8, 2019
A $4.6 million grant to UCs Merced and Irvine will help researchers develop new tools and methods for better managing the state’s forests, shrub lands and grasslands.

Research seeks relief for hot and thirsty farmlands

February 6, 2019
UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise-funded projects produce results and hope for the Central Valley and beyond. 

Shocks to the system

January 31, 2019
Global food production is suffering from an increasing number of “food shocks,” or sudden losses in food production, according to UC Santa Barbara study. 

Work in Planetary Health this summer

January 22, 2019
The UC Global Health Institute Planetary Health Center of Expertise offers amazing summer opportunities for UC students. Now accepting applications!

Where will the world’s next Zika, West Nile or dengue virus come from?

January 11, 2019
UC Davis model identifies most likely wildlife hosts for emerging flaviviruses.

Rice plants that reproduce as clones from seeds

December 20, 2018
Plant biologists at UC Davis discover a way to make crop plants replicate through seeds as clones.

UC Irvine and Singapore researchers find source of 2015 Southeast Asia smoke cloud

November 30, 2018
Burning of peatlands in Borneo and Sumatra created severe air pollution in region.

Improving chickens to quell hunger worldwide

October 26, 2018
UC Davis researchers are leading an international effort to identify genes crucial to breeding chickens with enhanced resistance to Newcastle disease and heat stress.

Grant will support efforts to integrate climate change impacts into health sciences courses

October 15, 2018
Oladele Ogunseitan, chair and professor in UC Irvine’s Program in Public Health and UCGHI education director, will host a faculty training workshop in winter 2019.

Finding Ebola before it finds you

September 5, 2018
For the first time, scientists from UC Davis discover a new Ebola species in a host prior to detection in an infected human or animal.

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