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28 June 2012
From UCSB's Office of Public Affairs - How will Cuba's increasing prospects for trade, and tourism, impact its ocean areas and the fish that populate them? Will its sea life suffer overexploitation in the name of commerce and recreation? Will its fishermen lose income, or jobs, as fish stocks...
11 June 2012
From UCSB's Office of Public Affairs - An 18-member international team of researchers that includes James Kennett, professor of earth science at UC Santa Barbara, has discovered melt-glass material in a thin layer of sedimentary rock in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Syria. According to the...
23 May 2012
From UCSB's Office of Public Affairs - Many wild plant species thought to be "stable" in the face of climate change are actually responding to global warming, say researchers at UC Santa Barbara's National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS). Their findings, in a study titled, "...
9 May 2012
From UCSB's Office of Public Affairs - A recent study published by an international research team working at UC Santa Barbara's National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) has found that loss of biodiversity impacts the environment as significantly as climate change and pollution...
9 May 2012
From UCSB's Office of Public Affairs - Since 2009, a free Web-based marine mapping and spatial planning program created by UC Santa Barbara scientists has proved to be an essential tool for fishermen and other stakeholders along the California coastline. Now, the next-generation tool is going...
2 May 2012
From UCSB's Office of Public Affairs - Plants may be reacting to climate change more than we think, and the uncertainty could leave us ill-prepared for the future effects of global warming, says an international team of scientists. Their findings, in the article "Warming experiments underpredict...
2 May 2012
National Science FoundationWhere Discoveries Begin Long-forgotten coastal habitats reappeared, species unseen for years returned The reappearance of long-forgotten habitats and the resurgence of species unseen for years may not be among the expected effects of a natural disaster. Yet that's exactly...
23 April 2012
From UCSB's Office of Public Affairs - A new, free iPhone application developed to engage and educate the curious about the wonders of California tidepools has been released. Users can download the California Tidepools application and find out about the creatures that live and feed in the rocky...
20 April 2012
From UCSB's Office of Public Affairs - On the second anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil platform blowout, a national panel of researchers is providing new insight into what happened in the disaster, as well as a guide for how to deal with such events in the future, and why existing tools were...
9 April 2012
From UCSB's Office of Public Affairs - The trade in live plants from around the world has become a major industry in the United States, with new imports now valued at more than $500 million annually. According to a study conducted by researchers at UC Santa Barbara's National Center for Ecological...

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