Oceans/marine

UC San Diego manta ray

Mapping out what manta rays call home

UC San Diego-led study will help protect the iconic, threatened animals.

Lehmann Pitchfest Berkeley Lab

From the test tank to the open ocean: Wave energy’s make-or-break moment

CalWave’s carpet-like technology, incubated by Berkeley Lab, vies for coveted Wave Energy Prize.

UC Santa Barbara reef underwater

Good news (and bad news) for coral reefs

UC Santa Barbara scientists have helped identify where reefs are flourishing, despite all odds. So why are others left behind?

Cheetah UC Santa Barbara

Will science find a way to save Earth’s top predators?

A UC Santa Barbara researcher wants to help slow-to-recover species flourish again.

UC San Diego vessel biofuel

Ship voyages on 100 percent renewable biofuel for 1 year

A UC San Diego research vessel realizes UC's commitment to sustainability over 14,400 nautical miles.

UC Davis oceans

9 ways UC Davis is rescuing oceans

Scientists are studying how oceans are affected by climate change to help us enjoy a better future.

Project RECOVER UC San Diego

Downed WWII aircraft located in the Pacific with help from UC San Diego

As many as 80 servicemen missing in action found by Project RECOVER's use of advanced oceanographic tools.

Tiny vampires UC Santa Barbara

Tiny vampires

Vampires are real, and they’ve been around for millions of years, according to a UC Santa Barbara scientist.

UC Davis reptile fossil

New fossil changes ideas about marine reptile evolution

UC Davis-studied specimen reveals how oceans may've bounced back from extinction 250 million years ago.

UC San Diego algae biofuel

UC San Diego’s algae biofuels program ranked best in nation

An algae surfboard and work on gasoline alternatives help the campus win for the fourth year in a row.

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