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The delegation from UC Chile faculty and goverment officials are checking a filtration system in California.

What Chile Can Learn From California's Fight Against the Drought

During a recent visit to California, UC Chile and Chilean government authorities got a first-hand look at some measures that deal with droughts, including…

Lake in the middle of snow-capped mountains

Three faculty urging action to protect the Chilean mountains

They want Chilean scientists to come together with communities and stakeholders to tackle the degradation of Chile's mountains.

The scale of the problem has led a group of professors and researchers of the university to launch the "UC Drought Initiative," a joint and interdisciplinary effort between representatives of five faculties and three UC centres

How to Deal with the Drought: the Fear of Water Rationing

Chile faces a significant water shortage, which could soon result in water rationing. A team of UC Chile professors and researchers decided to get together and…

Fisherman with his boat and a bucket with seafood

'Blue food revolution': great way to feed the world without destroying the planet

A group of international researchers calls to take advantage of the great diversity of ‘blue’ or aquatic foods in the coming decades. The group focuses on the…

A new conversation about the role of universities in tackling the ecological crisis

The International Alliance of Catholic Research Universities (SACRU), composed of eight institutions, organizes webinars for students, academics, and the…

Mother penguin with two chicks at her feet.

The Origin of Penguins in New Zealand's Warm Waters

The study led by Juliana Vianna, a faculty member from the Faculty of Agronomy and Forest Engineering at Universidad Católica, reconstructed the story told by…

Mountain range with little snow

UC and its Path in Fighting Climate Change

Experts say our planet is in crisis. And some of its consequences are irreversible, but not all is lost. We have committed to being carbon neutral. What does…