New findings from the La Brea Tar Pits in southern California suggest human-caused wildfires in the region, along with a warming climate, led to the loss of most of the area’s large mammals.
USC Dornsife researchers aim to bolster urban greenery, lower city temperatures and address longstanding environmental inequities, powered by a $2.9 million grant from the Bezos Earth Fund.
The mung bean, a historic staple food, has provided cheap and nutritious protein for millions across continents for millennia. Researchers at USC Dornsife are using genomic testing to uncover two game-changing variants for crop breeders in the face of climate change.
Pioneering initiative aims to unite diverse academic disciplines for ecosystem conservation.
Annual Climate Forward conference features former U.S. Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Val Demings, former White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy and New York Times columnist Bret Stephens.
Learning about the blue economy and aquatic farming enables students from King/Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science, some of whom have never visited the ocean or a lab, to see science career possibilities.
A recent discovery of nearly 800,000 pounds of the banned chemical near Santa Catalina Island sparks new research for an institution that has spent five decades helping Southern California manage its coasts.
Launched early in the pandemic, the Dornsife Dialogues virtual event series — which features USC scholars and other experts engaged in fascinating live discussions — remains enormously popular.
The new practice based at USC Dornsife provides expert research and project management services to government, industry and nonprofit partners in the fast-growing clean technology and sustainability market.