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marine science

  • Benioff Ocean Initiative announces first project, commits $1.5 million to finding solutions to whale deaths caused by vessel collisions

  • UCSB’s Marine Science Institute partners with global leaders at World Economic Forum to translate ocean research into action

  • Jim Maragos coral photo

    With a $10 million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff, UCSB launches the Benioff Ocean Initiative to study and solve ocean issues

  • A new approach to fighting disease along the Senegal River provides health benefits as well as environmental and economic wins

  • Douglas McCauley has been selected to receive a 2015 Sloan Research Fellowship

  • Cabezon

    Researchers receive funding to study the effect of pH variability on the early life stages of a kelp forest rockfish

  • Scuba diving on Palmyra

    In the middle of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, Palmyra Atoll is an ocean wilderness teeming with rare animal and plant life

  • Robert Ballard's Nautilus Live at UC Santa Barbara
    Robert Ballard's Nautilus Live at UC Santa Barbara

    Titanic discoverer and UCSB alumnus Robert Ballard partners with his alma mater to give local schoolchildren a front seat to ocean exploration.

  • UCSB students deploying CTD at sea

    Hoping to foster future leaders in marine science, alumni launch undergrad scholarship in aquatic biology

  • Bumphead parrotfish

    Bumphead parrotfish exert both positive and negative effects on coral reef ecosystems

  • Real-world data and UCSB marine biologists help science teachers hone their skills

  • Researchers have discovered that the female market squid possesses a pair of rainbow iridescent stripes. These flank a single stripe, which can go from complete transparency to bright white, mimicking the male testis. This may allow the female...

  • A government sponsored study of heavy metal pollutant levels in fish living around oil platforms and at natural sites revealed little difference between the two locations. In the debate surrounding what to do with decommissioned oil platforms,...

  • weaner in kelp

    The most comprehensive global meta-analysis of the way the world’s marine systems are reacting to climate change reveals a pattern of response of even greater magnitude than previously thought by science. Undertaken by eminent scientists at 17...

  • Solutions that meet the broad, varied, and often competing priorities of conservation are difficult to come by.

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