Environment + Sustainability

  • Closeup of herbarium sheets at UCSB Cheadle Center for Biodiversity & Ecological Restoration
    NSF-funded statewide project will digitize flowering plant species, facilitate climate change research
  • The frequency of ecological disturbance outweighs its severity over the long term in a giant kelp forest
  • Pollution at Leviathan Mine pond
    UC Santa Barbara-led team proves mine-damaged stream restoration possible
  • Researchers discover minerals in South Africa from Earth’s earliest history
  • UCSB researchers recommend satellite technology as a way to create more effective, ‘true’ shark sanctuaries