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  • Healing Victims of Domestic Violence Through Gardens 

    Contreras, Martha (1999-01-01)
    Project GROW (Gardening for Respect, Opportunity and Wellness) is a program of the Community Food Security Project, an affiliate of the Urban and Environmental Policy Institute. The CFS Project seeks to help disadvantaged ...
  • Community Perspectives of the Los Angeles River 

    Won, Jean (1999-01-01)
    The Los Angeles River, the river upon which the city of Los Angeles was originally founded upon and which today intersects many of its diverse communities, is often overlooked by residents of Los Angeles as a "pseudo-river" ...
  • The Environmental Rating of the Indian Hotel Industry 

    Tank, Niki (2003-01-01)
    My internship at the Center for Science and Environment in New Delhi, India, involves assigning eco-star ratings to members of the Indian Hotel Industry. This Green Rating Project involves four major tasks: data collection, ...
  • The Tiger Wheels Program 

    Jew, Jessica (2005-01-01)
    The intent of the Tiger Wheels program is to make bicycling a practical, enjoyable, and healthy way of traveling around campus and the city of Los Angeles. Bicycling has become a more appealing way to travel because it has ...
  • Geochemical Study ofToxic Heavy Metals Suite in Sediment. 

    Becerra, Caryl Ann (2000-01-01)
    Experiments are being done at Point Mugu Naval Air Station to determine the feasibility of using contaminated sewage sludge from sewage oxidation ponds to restore a saltwater marsh. A geochemical study of 134 samples of ...
  • An Environmental Justice Study of Los Angeles County Elementary Schools and Their Proximities to Liquefaction and Landslide Hazard Areas. 

    Chau, Phuong Kim (2001-01-01)
    My research centers around two separate GIS projects: School Boundary Project and Earthquake Hazards Project. I am compiling a GIS geography database for the School Boundary Project in preparation for environmental justice ...
  • A Cost Benefit Analysis of Landscape Development at Occidental College. 

    Grout, Cyrus (2000-01-01)
    I conducted a cost-benefit analysis of Occidental's Landscape Development Plan (1994) to test whether implementing the plan would be a financially responsible decision.The plan was prepared with the objective of reducing ...
  • A Longitudinal Analysis of Environmental Justice Concerns in Los Angeles 

    Starkey, Talia (1998-01-01)
    Recent evidence suggests that minorities and low income families often bear a disproportionately large burden of. residential exposure to hazardous waste facilities in Los Angeles County. Debate over the origin of this ...
  • A Greener Occidental 

    Thai, Linh (1998-01-01)
    Eco-Oxy/Eco-Los Angeles, established by the Pollution Prevention Education and Research Center, created a team of researchers along with facilities employees to work together on assessing the environmental hazards of the ...
  • Campus Greening 

    Leon, Brad (1998-01-01)
    Eco-Oxy established by the Pollution Prevention Education and Research Center, and modeled after a program originating at the University of California at Los Angeles, proposed a program whereby student interns would work ...
  • Toxins, Race and Education in the LAUSD. 

    Aaron, Yardenna (1999-01-01)
    PROBLEM: This study examines the proximity of toxic facilities to elementary schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District in an effort to address questions concerning environmental equity within the district and ...