The Millennium Drought in southeastern Australia forced Greater Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people, to successfully implement innovations that hold critical lessons for water-stressed regions around the world, according to findings by UC Irvine and Australian researchers.
Five UC Irvine students have been awarded $2,500 fellowships to fund research and related projects that focus on food issues. They're among 54 University of California students receiving support from the UC president’s Global Food Initiative Student Fellowship Program.
This summer, surfers and swimmers will risk more than sunburn — the ocean could make them sick. UCI researchers are testing the waters and working to improve the detection, identification, measurement and elimination of coastal pollutants.