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.

UCLA ice sheet

Antarctica could be headed for major meltdown

UCLA geochemist finds striking similarities between climate change patterns today and millions of years ago.

UC Santa Cruz oceans study

The wild, wild West Coast

Unexpected phenomena and El Niño leave UC Santa Cruz researchers wondering what the future holds for West Coast ecosystems.

Sloan fellowships awarded to UC faculty ‘rising stars’

Honor goes to 19 early-career scholars deemed likely to become the next generation of scientific leaders.

Crab fishing UC Davis

UC Davis pioneers unique cleanup program in partnership with fishermen

Amid Dungeness crab season delays, a collaboration to help oceans recover by retrieving lost gear has blossomed.

UCLA sea snakes

See something weird in nature? Call your local scientist

UCLA's Brad Shafffer on sea snakes and other signs of natural phenomena.

UC Santa Barbara tracking El Nino

Tracking El Niño’s impact

UC Santa Barbara geologists are measuring coastal erosion and the effects of rising sea levels and storms brought by weather phenomenon.

UC Santa Cruz pelicans ecosystems

UC Santa Cruz documents one of the earth's most biodiverse places

New definitive resource published on the structure and function of California’s ecosystems.

UC Irvine sea levels

Decade of rising seas slowed by land soaking up extra water, study finds

Scientists at UC Irvine and NASA provide the first measurements of how the earth's absorption of liquid is — temporarily — depressing sea levels around the world.

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