Environment

Chile for Clean Lakes and UC Davis: Collaborative work for the sustainable development of North Patagonian Lakes

April 30, 2019
We talked to Lovell "Tu" Jarvis, UC Davis' Faculty Director of Global Centers for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Geoffrey Schladow, founding Director of Tahoe Environmental Research Center at UC Davis, to learn about their experience as part of Chile's Clean Lakes Board of Directors, foundation of international collaboration, that works in the preservation, sustainable development and resilience to the climate change of the lakes that are located in the north of the Chilean Patagonia.

Zero Waste project seeks to eliminate micro trash dumps and construct a rain garden at an at-risk elementary school in Conchalí, Santiago Chile

March 14, 2018

Two invasive trash dumps surround Conchalí’s elementary school “Sol Naciente”. For years the municipality has tried to eradicate them, but the garbage that is removed from the sector soon returns. "We have an environment that is extremely damaged and it's hard for us to come study," says Sofía Vega, a 5th grade Sol Naciente student. Eventually, the director of the school, Amaranta Arenas, approached the University of California, Davis in Chile (UC Davis Chile) to see how they could help solve this problem.

The green side of the future

November 24, 2016

What are the agricultural bioproduct trends worldwide. Article written by doctor Freddy Boehmwald, Bioproduct Development Coordinator of UC Davis Chile, for November edition of Mundoagro magazine (text in Spanish).

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