UC Santa Barbara biodiversity

Heading off mass extinction

A new UC Santa Barbara study underscores the need for better data to facilitate effective biodiversity conservation.

UC San Diego vaquita porpoise

Capturing public support for an endangered species through photography

A UC San Diego doctoral student hopes to reverse a porpoise's fate with a new camera she's developed.

UC Berkeley tree of life

The tree of life expands

UC Berkeley scientists pull up biology by the roots and reveal new hierarchies in the natural world.

UC San Diego elephant seals

What elephant seals can tell us about using carbon monoxide to heal

What sea animals share with heavy smokers could lead to new therapies, a UC San Diego study says.

Killer whale UC Davis

Wild killer whales to get personal health records

UC Davis scientists are driving an effort to provide improved, possibly hands-off, checkups.

Reforms could restore wild fisheries to health in just a decade

A UC Santa Barbara professor shows how quickly ocean sustainability can be achieved.

UCLA water treatment Cohen

UCLA participates in today's White House Water Summit

Expert on sustainability represents campus as part of United Nations World Water Day.

UC Merced McKuin

Is fishing truly sustainable?

A UC Merced graduate student finds the industry may have a bigger impact on the climate than previously thought.

UC Santa Barbara coral

Give and take

UC Santa Barbara researchers demonstrate how nutrient pollution can disrupt important ecological relationships.

UC San Diego jellyfish noise oceans

The talkative ocean: sounds of deep-water animal migration recorded

UC San Diego researchers find shrimp, jellies and squid may communicate underwater, much like dolphins and whales.