UC Davis professor and marine ecologist Steven Morgan prepares to deploy yellow "robot larvae" off the coast of Bodega Bay.

Robot larvae deployed at sea

"Minion"-like robots reveal surprising ways marine larvae move, and what that means for the ocean.

UC Santa Barbara rugged beauty

'All this rugged beauty'

Journey into the UC Santa Barbara Nature Reserves as the nation marks the National Park System centennial.

Rio Olympics

Warming world may put most cities off-limits for summer Olympics

Scientists project only three cities in North America could host the games by 2085.

Mt. Lassen before and after

100 years of national parks, 100 years of climate change data

To see the future of our parks in the face of global warming, UC Berkeley scientists are taking a walk through the past.

UC Davis nitrogen

How California can balance nitrogen's benefits and harm

First-of-its-kind UC Davis study of nitrate pollution offers path to reconcile agriculture and the environment.

UC Irvine chemtrails

Surveyed scientists debunk chemtrails conspiracy theory

Paper explains persistent aircraft trails, substances in soil and water.

Capuchin monkey UCLA

15 national treasures and the UCLA scientists working to save them

Experts from a variety of fields are developing new knowledge to help save these creatures.

UC Davis ozone pollution

10 powerful climate change insights for improving the planet

UC Davis research could solve pressing issues in health, economics and sustainability.

Nano sponge Berkeley

5 nanoscience research projects that could deliver big results

From energy efficiency to carbon capture, Berkeley Lab scientists are on it.

In the aftermath of an intense El Nino-induced drought, people gather around an Oxfam provided water tank in Hariso, Ethiopia.

'Advance warning'

Climate Hazards Group will help African scientists to use remote sensing and climate data to prevent severe hunger.

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