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Alana LeBrón (left) and Jun Wu (right).

UC Irvine receives grant to study lead exposure effects on children’s learning, behavior

Santa Ana-based project continues past successful community-academic partnership

For Phase 1 of the EPA’s Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students, UCI team members created maps pinpointing soil lead contamination hot spots in Santa Ana; the red areas above show where the dirt contains unhealthy levels of the metal. Following Phase 2 of the competition, UCI students and community activists are partnering in a project to use plants and fungus to remove lead from affected locations.

Meeting the environmental justice challenge

UCI graduate students honored by EPA for bioremediation project video

UCI Water director David Feldman standing behind a pool of water.

Water warriors

UCI experts work to inform public policy and educate about California’s water future

Scientists discover a way Earth’s atmosphere cleans itself

UC Irvine chemist helped shed light on the formation of an air-clearing molecule

Scenic photo of UCI campus in foreground and city of Irvine in background

UC Irvine’s School of Social Ecology launches Climate and Urban Sustainability Program

Program goal is to solve complex environmental challenges

UCI professor describes how to develop a circular electronic device, e-waste economy

Closing the persistent gap between the benefits of electronic devices and their toxic waste requires innovations in natural resource recovery, regulatory policies and consumer participation, according to Oladele Ogunseitan, UC Presidential Chair and UCI professor of population health and disease prevention. In an article recently published online in the journal One Earth, he discusses how […]

UCI study links prenatal exposure to common pollutant and ovary damage in mouse fetuses

Prenatal exposure to a widespread environmental pollutant can deplete egg cells and cause damage to developing ovaries in mouse fetuses, according to a recent study led by Dr. Ulrike Luderer, Ph.D., UCI professor of environmental and occupational health and corresponding author. The team’s findings, published online in Toxicological Sciences, showed that the developing ovaries were […]

AirUCI institute awarded nearly $2 million to study non-tailpipe vehicle emissions

Interdisciplinary researchers will examine impacts on overburdened communities

Ronald Fleming (right), executive director of UCI Transportation and Distribution Services, helps U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh connect an electric car to a campus charging station, with (from left) Chancellor Howard Gillman, UC Regent John A. Pérez, UCI Vice Chancellor for Research Pramod Khargonekar, U.S. Rep. Mike Levin and Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan looking on.

UCI is No. 2 in Sierra magazine’s 2021 ‘Cool Schools’ ranking of sustainability leaders

Campus has been in top 10 for unmatched 12 straight years, with 4 first-place finishes

Tenfold carbon emissions reduction needed to meet Paris climate goal

UCI Earth system scientist Steve Davis part of international team evaluating global warming factors