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.

Caterpillar picture
Marcel Holyoak, ESP Department Chair, co-author of a Nature journal
Pacific Ocean with Sea of Troubles title
UC Davis Bodega Marine Lab research documented in a short film
Invasion Threat Map
Ted Grosholz, Co-author of a Nature Communications Journal, featured in BBC News