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Reinforcing the diverse ways people access seafood can ensure healthy communities in the face of change.

Scientists flip the script, revealing trees in wetter regions are more sensitive to drought

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have discovered that wildfire ash adds nutrients to marine systems.

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara and UC Berkeley have launched a new AI-powered online tool to help combat plastic pollution.

Banding together to sell fishing rights could generate economic benefits for African countries.

UCSB researchers receive major grant from UC to pursue their respective projects.

Giving rise to diversity in marine science, by way of mentorship and research.

Reducing fishing gear could save whales with low impacts to California’s crab fishermen.

A prehistoric cosmic airburst preceded the advent of agriculture in the Levant.

Researchers build and test a framework for achieving climate resilience across diverse fisheries.

Pure DDT — the toxic insecticide banned in the U.S. in 1972 (but still in use in other parts of the world) — is poisoning the marine environment off the Los Angeles coastline near Catalina Island.

As part of a historic partnership between the University of California and the state of California, the University awarded over $80 million in climate action grants.

"You don’t have to be a scientist to love and protect the ocean,” says marine biologist Scott Simon.

Scientists Darcy Bradley and Cori Lopazanski led a study investigating the management plans for 555 marine protected areas to clarify how the documents incorporated recommendations for climate resilience.

Nuisance vegetation removal in Senegalese waterways reduces the overall prevalence of parasitic infections and increases local food production; all while generating more feed and compost for local farmers.

Over the last several years, the residents of Santa Monica, a coastal city on the edge of Los Angeles, saw something neither they, their parents, or perhaps even their grandparents had ever seen before: a three-foot-tall dune system rising gently from the flat, groomed expanse of one of the world’s most famous urban beaches.

Researchers at UC Santa Barbara are evaluating the effects of one such proposal that involves increasing the ocean’s alkalinity to boost carbon sequestration.

Rising ocean temperatures are sweeping the seas, breaking records and creating problematic conditions for marine life.

America’s forests have a tough time in store for them. Climate change is increasing temperatures and decreasing moisture levels across the country, not a winning combination for trees.

Flames torched the hillside, igniting the dry chaparral at Sedgwick Reserve in California’s Santa Ynez Valley. Sagebrush and yucca caught fire like tinder as the flame front advanced, leaving charred snags and smoldering yucca stumps in its wake.

Scientist Débora Iglesias-Rodriguez is studying ocean carbon dioxide removal. Learn about a day in her life and lab as she explores ways to address climate change.

In early 2014, a great anomaly descended upon the seas: A patch of warm water that manifested in the Gulf of Alaska. Scientists called it “The Blob.

Researchers investigated the carbon emissions, labor and health implications of several policies to reduce oil extraction, with a special focus on how the effects vary across different communities in California.