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.

UC Santa Cruz otter

What UC Santa Cruz is learning about otters

At Long Marine Lab, scientists working to understand the challenges facing marine mammal populations in the wild.

CalWave rides Wave Energy Prize

Two-year competition to accelerate wave energy markets earns CalWave $500,000 to keep iterating.

Napolitano bluff

UC president tours Bodega Marine Lab and Reserve

The premier site for research in northern California celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Lorenzo Booth UC Merced

Grad student’s water-mapping work leads to national recognition

Using big data to streamline water planning and fight climate change.

Environmental surveillance UC Santa Cruz

New tools keep watch over California climate

High-tech sensors are aiding a systemwide effort to understand and predict the effects of climate change in the state.