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UCR’s Department of Entomology conducts research on bee mite pathogens

The Department of Entomology has been conducting a comprehensive study on the accidental introduction of the varroa mite, a pathogenic parasite that affects bees...

CALPIRG students dress up as bees to raise awareness of neonicotinoids

The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) Students at UCR gathered at the Bell Tower last Wednesday, Jan. 30 to raise awareness of neonicotinoids...

UC system awarded 2018 Green Power Leadership Award

On Oct. 10, 2018 the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the UC system with the 2018 Green Power Leadership Award in the...

“Save the Bees” campaign seeks to end pesticide use in California

The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) will begin pledging for their statewide “Save the Bees” campaign next fall at UCR with the goal...

UC Riverside plant geneticist elected to National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Science (NAS) has granted membership to University of California, Riverside genetics professor, Julia Bailey-Serres, in recognition of her research on...

The Salton Sea: an opportunity for raising environmental awareness

As California’s drought enters its fourth year, further environmental issues should be more publicized. Whether it's the 12 million trees that have quickly died...

UCR launches sustainability major

The Department of Gender and Sexuality studies at UCR will launch a bachelor of science degree program for sustainability studies in fall. The program...

Cutting a rug in the garden won’t cut it: UCR needs...

In honor of Earth Week, UCR held an array of green events open to the public, with the Extreme Green Fest at the Family Housing Park...

What the frack is fracking: the implications of ‘cleaner’ energy

The practice of fracking has become extremely convoluted in public comprehension, whether regarding its processes, its economic implications or its potential environmental impacts. Fracking...

Plastic bag ban: to be or not to be?

The California Senate has been considering a statewide ban on the use of plastic bags in grocery stores and pharmacies. The Jan. 2015 ban...