Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Michelle Boston
Los Angeles, California - As Republican candidates vie for the 2016 presidential nomination, Donald Trump is the leading the pack among registered Republican voters in California, according to the latest USC Dornsife/LA Times Poll.
- Written by Merrill Balassone
Los Angeles, California - As one of California’s most severe droughts on record continues to worsen, more than one in three state voters say the drought has had a major impact on them and the lives of their families, according to results from the latest USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences/Los Angeles Times Poll.
- Written by Miles Traer
Stanford, California - Natural resources are under increasing threat from both human development and climate change, and environmental economists have struggled to understand how the public assigns value to remaining pristine wilderness areas. In a recent study, environmental scientists and psychologists teamed up to explore how people make environmental decisions. To do so, the researchers used fMRI brain scanning.
A very strong El Niño is increasing the likelihood of a wet winter during California's record drought
- Written by Bjorn Carey
Stanford, California - The latest observations are clear: A monster El Niño is currently brewing in the Pacific Ocean.
- Written by Amy Adams
Stanford, California - Many of the drugs we take today to treat pain, fight cancer or thwart disease were originally identified in plants, some of which are endangered or hard to grow. In many cases, those plants are still the primary source of the drug.
- Written by Kathleen Maclay
Berkeley, California - Brown may be the new green in California during the drought, but a UC Berkeley authority on the politics of health, safety and environmental regulation says the state is, and historically has been, unabashedly green.
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