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Blum Center founder Richard Blum passes away

Blum Center founder Richard Blum passes away

Richard Matthew, Faculty Director of the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation, issued this message on the passing of Blum Center founder Richard Blum: Richard Blum passed away this Sunday, February 27, 2022. A remarkably successful business leader and accomplished mountain climber, his exposure to poverty while trekking in the […]

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Op-Ed: Southern California’s beaches are running out of sand

Op-Ed: Southern California’s beaches are running out of sand

In an op-ed published by the LA Times, Division of Flooding and Poverty research lead Brett Sanders describes how sand deposits, sediment management, and climate change combine to create challenges for beaches in Southern California. Beyond erosion on beaches themselves, lack of sand deposits also impacts infrastructure in communities along […]

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The NOAA Marine Debris Program Awards Funding to 10 New Projects to Prevent and Remove Marine Debris in North America

The NOAA Marine Debris Program Awards Funding to 10 New Projects to Prevent and Remove Marine Debris in North America

Through the NOAA North America Marine Debris Prevention and Removal awards, the Southwest Wetlands Interpretive Association has been selected as a 2021 funding recipient. A key collaborator of the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve (TRNERR), the Southwest Wetlands Interpretive Association project will improve social-ecological resilience in the Tijuana River […]

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In the News: Pandemic Histories Archive Project

In the News: Pandemic Histories Archive Project

The UCI School of Social Ecology recent published a feature article about the Pandemic Histories Archive. Over 180 students have contributed to the archive project over the past 18 months, recording observations and experiences related to the pandemic and key social justice issues of the day. Read more about the […]

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