Become a citizen scientist and help preserve California’s biodiversity

Biology professor leads statewide projects to create 'environmental DNA museum.'

UC Santa Barbara bikes sustainability

UC sustainability: Students and solar light the way forward

The 2016 UC Sustainability Report highlights the university's big steps in the right direction as well as the hurdles ahead.

 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.

UC San Diego endangered sea turtles

Signs of hope for endangered sea turtles in new study

New research will help scientists put together a more effective conservation plan.

UCLA sushi fraud

Bait and switch? Study finds fish fraud runs rampant

Half the time what’s on the menu at LA sushi restaurants is not what’s on your plate.

iRain UC Irvine

How massive was the California storm? Download the iRain app to find out

State-of-the-art rainfall estimation in even remote counties is now freely available.

UC Davis butterfly contest

Butterfly for science, beer for bragging

Professor Art Shapiro's infamous contest — which he's only lost four times — enters its 46th year.

Nemo float

Global warming hiatus disproved — again

Study confirms steady warming of oceans for past 45 years.

Preschoolers from the Orfalea Family Children’s Center at UCSB enter the campus Greenhouse & Garden Project for a lesson in gardening.

'Inside, outside and beyond'

UC Santa Barbara collaboration seeds sustainability in preschoolers.