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environment

Hikers pad along a trail during a wellness walk in the UCI Ecological Preserve.

Take a walk on the wild side

UCI Ecological Preserve champions biodiversity and community engagement in Irvine

Parry’s Phacelia, a plant with purple flowers, native to Southern California, grows beneath burnt brush.

Study finds drought fuels invasive species after wildfires

UCI biologists highlight critical link between drought, wildfires and coastal ecosystem transformations

Bill Tomlinson, UCI professor of informatics

UC Irvine researcher authors ‘scientists’ warning’ on climate and technology

Academics explore roles of clean energy and AI in combating global warming

Gregg Macey (left), director of the Center for Land, Environment and Natural Resources at UCI Law, and Alejandro Camacho, a Chancellor’s Professor of law and faculty director of CLEANR.

Bridging state, local climate action

UCI Law launches groundbreaking program to integrate city land-use plans with California objectives

In an aeroponic garden on the patio of The Anteatery, leafy greens and herbs are grown for consumption by hungry UCI students.

America’s greenest university

How UCI continues to lead the way in sustainability practices

Person bicycling in Aldrich Park.

UCI is No. 9 on 2024 Princeton Review ranking of green schools

UCI also receives Honor Roll distinction

Melting in a cast iron pan is a pat of butter derived through a chemical process.

UC Irvine-led science team shows how to eat our way out of the climate crisis

Researchers explore the benefits of producing farm-free food

Jun Wu, Ph.D., UCI professor of environmental and occupational health

UC Irvine-led study links long-term air pollution exposure to postpartum depression in SoCal

Higher suicide risk for moms; infants may develop cognitive, emotional or other impairments

Clockwise from left: Assistant professor of education Symone Gyles, Professor of Civil & Environmental Enginnering Brett Sanders, Sara Ludovise with the OCDE, Associate professor of education Hosun Kang, and professor of education Rossella Santagata. The National Science Foundation has awarded an interdisciplinary team from the University of California, Irvine a three-year, $1.6 million grant focused on creating an accessible and equity-centered model for high school environmental engineering education intended to inspire and properly prepare students for careers in this field.

NSF funds UC Irvine project to improve climate science learning in high schools

Biological sciences, education and engineering schools team up to create curriculum

Greenland is dotted with frozen meltwater lakes such as the one above, photographed during a NASA expedition in 2012.

Ice sheet surface melt is accelerating in Greenland and slowing in Antarctica

UC Irvine-led researchers identify contributions of downslope winds and ozone layer