Valley fever, described as a “silent epidemic” by the Centers for Disease Control, will be explored through a series of wide-ranging talks at the University of California, Merced.
Sustainability being a campus hallmark, it’s no surprise the UC Merced campus takes Earth Day very seriously, even though the events planned are fun.
Each April 22, people around the country mark Earth Day, which began in 1970 and is seen by many as the start of the modern environmental movement.
As everyone knows, space is limited on the UC Merced campus.
But with a little money and a lot of persistence, Engineers for a Sustainable World has found a way to carve out a little room for a community garden.
There’s a reason the UC Merced plasma lab is isolated behind a locking fence near the entrance to campus.
There’s some serious heat being produced down there.
California’s Central Valley environment is getting healthier, but not fast enough. Its air quality is still among the worst in the nation, according to a report released today.
The Sierra Nevada Research Institute at the University of California, Merced, and The Great Valley Center jointly produced “The State of the Great Central Valley: Assessing the Region Via Indicators — The Environment 2006-2011.”
The report tracks a variety of environmental indicators within the Central Valley and shows mixed results.
From the caves of Belize to laboratories in Japan, UC Merced faculty members and students are abroad conducting research this summer across the globe.
<img alt=”” class=”image-left” src=”http://www.ucmerced.edu/sites/www/files/news/images/120601miltonchennpi.jpg” style=”width: 200px; height: 254px; ” title=”Milton Chen, an international authority on mass media and education, speaks to participants of the National Parks Institute Executive Leadership Program in April.
The burning of sugarcane fields prior to harvest for ethanol production can create air pollution that detracts from the biofuel’s overall sustainability, according to research published recently by a team of researchers led by scientists at the University of California, Merced.