As a college student, trying to find healthy and affordable food can be tricky, especially with any dietary restrictions. If you live on campus like me, you likely have limited kitchen or storage space. Let this quick guide serve as a starting point for making planet-friendly food choices!
A Q&A with Chris Johnson, a Landscape Sustainability Worker at UC San Diego. Johnson’s career has evolved to follow his passion for sustainable practices. He’s been involved in everything from helping with the student gardens, hosting regular campus tree tours as well as growing and planting trees.
Humankind faces catastrophic changes in climate patterns, sea level, ocean acidity, public health, and worldwide ecosystems due to climate change. According to the most recent assessment from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, if there’s any hope of mitigating the worst outcomes,…
Stephen Mayfield, a molecular biology professor at UC San Diego, now has a stake in the business of footwear alongside partners Michael Burkart and Robert Pomeroy from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. We spoke with Mayfield about how he gets his inspiration.
As island communities around the world suffer some of the worst effects of biodiversity loss and climate change, there is a critical need for conservation efforts that strategically benefit both islands and their interconnected ocean ecosystems.
Asian and Hispanic communities experience significantly more air pollution from economic activity compared to predominantly white neighborhoods across the state of California, according to new research from the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy.
Fittingly, UC San Diego has published its first-annual sustainability report during Earth Month, providing an update on the progress the campus made in 2020-21 towards sustainability goals across ten key areas.
In order to get the future we want, we must take an active hand in designing it. Californians are creating many opportunities to shape the state’s future, including Governor Gavin Newsom’s statewide Future of Work Commission, responses to sweeping social changes brought about by COVID-19.
New funding from the Gates Foundation will support cutting-edge genetics strategies designed implement and safely restrain gene drives that help stop the spread of malaria, which annually infects more than 200 million people.
Years of toil in the laboratory have revealed how a marine bacterium makes a potent anti-cancer molecule. Researchers at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography found that an enzyme called SalC assembles what the team calls the salinosporamide anti-cancer “warhead.”