Sue Carter, UC Santa Cruz

Why the climate change fight needs a new type of entrepreneur

Fighting climate change isn't just for scientists and politicians: entrepreneurs are going to play a critical role.

Poop to fuel

Will cars of the future run on poop?

How UCLA researchers are using protein waste, including manure, to make a new generation of renewable biofuels.

Ecologist Chelsea Rochman found plastic and fibrous debris in 25 percent of the fish sold in Indonesian and California markets.

How plastic ends up in our seafood and what you can do about it

The surprising ways that you may be contributing to plastic pollution.

The Benioff Ocean Initiative based at and led by UC Santa Barbara aims to research the root causes of pervasive ocean issues and use science to solve them.

Crowdsourcing sea change

Marc and Lynne Benioff's $10M gift establishes initiative at UC Santa Barbara to study and solve ocean issues.

Fish farm

Can farmed fish feed the world sustainably?

Aquaculture has gotten a bad rap with American consumers, but it may help save the planet.

A group of UC Davis students is breeding a “jalapeño popper,” a cross between a bell pepper and a jalapeño pepper. Two members of the team, Randi Jimenez and Wengyuan Xiao, examine their crop at the Student Farm.

Students breeding a better organic popper pepper

UC Davis student-run project has become a model for other programs.

Sierra cool schools ranking

Sierra magazine names UC campuses among the nation’s greenest

All nine UC undergraduate campuses made the annual rankings, with Irvine and Davis in the top 10 in the country.

Former NFL defensive end Kalimba Edwards traded a mansion for a tent cabin on the UC Santa Cruz Farm where he is an apprentice in the ecologial horticulture program.

Football, farming and food security

Former NFL player and current UC Santa Cruz farm apprentice tackles new cause: how to feed the world sustainably.

Cafe 3

Cal Dining opens doors to more inclusive cafe

Cafe 3 is first dining station in the UC system that is certified kosher.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture at UC Santa Cruz, now in its 50th year, the longest running university-based organic farming and gardening training program in the U.S.

Organic farming and garden training program accepts applications in 50th year

UC Santa Cruz apprenticeship is longest running program of its kind in U.S.

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