Scripps shipwreck UC San Diego

Visualizing Bermuda's shipwrecks

An ambitious campaign aims to create a digital atlas of the nation's underwater secrets.

UC Santa Barbara blue whale cargo ship

Saving whales from a major threat

Benioff Ocean Initiative commits $1.5 million to finding solutions to whale deaths caused by vessel collisions.

Oroville dam UCLA

Oroville Dam crisis could be sign of things to come

California's system of dams and reservoirs isn't ready for climate change, UCLA professor warns.

UC Santa Barbara shark counting

Counting sharks on Palmyra

Scientists visit a pristine island to find out what a healthy population looks like.

UC Irvine glaciers

Canadian glaciers now major contributor to sea level change

Nine times more ice is melting annually due to warmer temperatures, study shows.

Plankton robot Scripps

Swarm of underwater robots mimics ocean life

Scripps researchers collaborate on new technology study using 'robotic plankton.'

 Small yellow croaker catch Previous Pause Next 1 of 2  Small yellow croaker is one of four important traditional species fished in the East China Sea.

Intense industrial fishing

How China maintains large catches and what it means for fishery management.

UC San Diego ruby seadragon

Researchers capture first glimpse of ruby seadragons in the wild

Nearly two years after a marine biologist team discovered the species, they capture the first glimpse of it in the wild.

Nemo float

Global warming hiatus disproved — again

Study confirms steady warming of oceans for past 45 years.

Greenland ice sheet

Chilling climate revelations from a previous ice age

Major changes in ice and temperatures could cause abrupt transformations elsewhere, study shows.