The entire world faces unprecedented environmental challenges from population growth, habitat degradation, extinctions, climate change, pollution, and resource depletion. Join us in trying to win this fight.

In our teaching and our research, the Department of Environmental Science and Policy plays a unique role in bringing together the natural sciences and social sciences, the two essential components of sustainable solutions to these challenges.

Invasion Threat Map
Ted Grosholz, Co-author of a Nature Communications Journal, featured in BBC News
UC Davis alumni Michael and Joelle Hurlston have pledged $1.5 million to endow a first-of-its-kind chair position. (Photo: Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis)
ESP to benefit from new Endowed Professorship gift
A panel of scientists has released a report that stops short of defining the cause or causes of regular fish kills at the Pescadero Marsh. Cat Cutillo/Review