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Annenberg PetSpace January Events

The Annenberg PetSpace, located in Playa Vista, is hosting a variety of engaging events in January. Every Wednesday at 12pm is “Walking Wednesday – Loose Leash Walking,” where participants can learn tips on leash-walking manners. Additionally, every Saturday at 12pm more

CURes 2017 Year in Review

CURes had an amazing 2017 filled with research, publications, and community engagement. Before sharing our highlights, we would like to thank all of our donors, partner organizations, LMU colleagues, and funders, without whom our work would not be possible.   more

Cities and the Environment Journal Release

The Cities and the Environment Journal (CATE), which is managed by CURes staff, recently released the second issue of its tenth volume. This special issue focuses on climate change adaptation in Mediterranean Cities and features two research articles alongside two more

City of Colton Tree Inventory

From 2016-17, CURes conducted a tree inventory, in association with Jack Sahl & Associates, of all the trees within the public domain of the City of Colton. This included trees in cemeteries, parks, schools, and major cross-streets throughout the city. more

COP23 and CURes

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is currently taking place in Bonn, Germany, having started November 6th and continuing through November 17th. This is the 23rd annual conference of the parties (COP) and is presided over by more

Dr. Traci Voyles Lecture

On November 13th, from 4:30-5:30pm in University Hall 1000, Traci Voyles (LMU Women’s and Gender Studies) will give a lecture titled “Man Destroys Nature? Gender, History, and the Feminist Praxis of Re-framing Environmental Politics.” Dr. Voyles is the author of more

Baldwin Hills Parklands User Survey

On October 27th, the CURes team presented to the Board of the Baldwin Hills Land Conservancy on the final results and recommendations from the Baldwin Hills Parklands user survey that was completed in August. In addition to a 90-page research more

City of Long Beach Coyote Study

On Thursday, October 12, CURes Executive Director Dr. Eric Strauss, along with Long Beach Director of Animal Services, Ted Stevens and California Fish and Game Senior Officer Kent Smirl, presented at a community meeting of over 130 residents and concerned more

Day 3 of Film Festival

The final day of the G2 Green Earth Film Festival is today! The theme for the eight films being screened is Green City: Sustainable Living in Today’s Urban Environment. The day kicks off at 1pm. The Cat That Changed America more

Day 2 of Film Festival

The second day of the G2 Green Earth Film Festival is today, starting at 2pm! The theme for the day is Getting Current: Navigating Earth’s Water Crisis. There will be seven films screened, starting with a special premiere of Jim more

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