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A conservation market could incentivize global ocean protection.

Marine Science Institute researchers helped solve the 2021 Huntington Beach oil spill.

MacDonald has just received a $1 million CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to study the ecology of West Nile virus in California’s Central Valley over five years.

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Caselle for receiving the Margaret T. Getman and William J. Villa Service Award.

Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Vega Thurber on being selected as a recipient of the 2024 International Coral Reef Society Mid-Career Scientist Award.

UCSB researcher, Dr. Mark Page among four people honored for help on massive oil spill investigation.

Whale-saving cargo ship speed tracking program heads east.

UC Santa Barbara researchers launch CoastSnap, citizen science initiative to monitor coastal changes.

Stronger storms, bluff erosion and sea-level rise all threaten our coast. Without intervention, two thirds of Southern California’s beaches will be inundated by 2100.

REEFlections will feature seven exceptional undergraduate REEFers and their research in a series of interactive flash talk presentations and media bites.

Implementing Improved Farming Practices Could Offer a Promising Solution to California's Water Crisis.

Evaluating and advancing equity in energy transitions.

A team of scientists, led by Rebecca Varney at UC Santa Barbara, has discovered that some chitons sport the most recently evolved eyes with a lens.

Air pollution reduction in China linked to lower suicide rates

UCSB Scientist David Valentine Releases New Study Pointing to Disposal of Radioactive Waste in Pacific Ocean.

DDT corroding barrels littering off the coast of Los Angeles may contain low-level radioactive waste.

Anoxic marine basins are among the most viable places to conduct large-scale carbon sequestration in the deep ocean.

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

Sea otters stabilize salt marsh banks as they recolonize a Californian estuary.

Extreme drought hits grasslands and shrublands harder than anticipated.

A global study reveals pathways to save threatened sharks, despite rising mortality trends.

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

Researchers poised to study the joint effects of climate change and offshore wind energy development on U.S. West Coast fisheries.

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