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Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

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Yellowstone National Park sign with mountains in the background.
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Anna Pietrzykowska via iStock
National parks are far from the only way to protect areas of land. Systems like, indigenous governance, community management and Eco-certified production can also foster conservation.
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Black man with trays of different insects
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Umberto Diecinove
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A large field of sunflowers near Sacramento.
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Tfoxfoto via iStock
Tweaks to farming practices could preserve some of California’s declining water resources.
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A tractor sprays a soybean field in spring.
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Fotokostic vi iStock
Organic farming practices can increase pesticide use in neighboring, non-organic fields.
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Beijing’s Forbidden City lies shrouded in industrial smog.
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Holger Kleine via iStock
China’s infamous air pollution affects its citizens’ minds as well as their bodies.
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A person walks past a Vote Here sign in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Lorie Shaull via Wikimedia
Climate concerns likely gave Democrats the White House in 2020
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A school of hammerhead sharks.
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Masayuki Agawa via OceanImageBank
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Power pylons at sunset.
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Matthew Henry via Unsplash
Decarbonizing the grid is the dawn of a new era of electricity.
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Side view of a researcher in a lab, wearing goggles and a white coat, looking down
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Elena Zhukova