From destined for the drain to winning a Nobel Prize.
Professor emeritus Walter Munk invented the surf forecast and transformed how the world understands the sea.
Much of what is deemed valuable in the U.S. was shaped by the white male perspective. Fish are no exception.
Desalination can help meet growing water needs globally, but current techniques are limited. A new approach holds promise.
The survey identified more than 27,000 targets with high confidence to be classified as a barrel, and an excess of 100,000 total debris objects on the seafloor.
Scientists at UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz are exploring a potential project to combine renewable energy with water conservation.
Chinese fishing boats took half a billion dollars of illegal squid from North Korea. Scientists used satellites to catch them out
Satellite technology and machine learning are helping track down illegal and environmentally damaging ‘dark fleets’ of fishing boats.
Scripps Oceanography climate scientists ponder what episode tells us about global warming.
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, successfully breeds rare weedy seadragons for the first time.
The California population could triple if otters returned to their historic home — they just need to get past those great white sharks first.
A major new study reveals how rapidly the Arctic is warming and examines its global consequences.
New study narrows the predicted timeframe for one worrying result of climate change.