Feb 11, 2015 UC Santa Cruz scientists gave Napolitano a tour of the elephant seal colony at Año Nuevo.
Feb 2, 2015 The American pika is disappearing from low-elevation sites in California mountains, and the cause appears to be climate change.
Jan 29, 2015 Bright pink, inch-long sea slugs have shown up in the highest numbers and northernmost locations reported since the 1998 El Niño
Jan 16, 2015 Exercising while holding their breath remains a physiological challenge for marine mammals, despite remarkable adaptations to aquatic life.
Dec 10, 2014 A $1.9 million grant from the new UC President's Research Catalyst Awards will fund a UC-wide institute on climate impacts.
Dec 2, 2014 White-nose syndrome fungus can infect an entire bat colony during hibernation, but surviving bats clear the infection after they become active.
Nov 25, 2014 Stranded as a pup in 1993, Taylor turned 21 this month, far exceeding the average life span for a southern sea otter
Nov 17, 2014 A previously unidentified virus has been linked to the sea star wasting syndrome that has devastated west coast starfish populations.
Nov 17, 2014 The evolution of biting in eels allowed diversification of skull shapes, while suction feeding limits the skull shapes of most fish.
Nov 14, 2014 UC Santa Cruz marine scientists are among the three married couples who will discuss "When Ocean Science is the Family Business"
Nov 6, 2014 Ocean sciences grad student John Koster was one of 11 military veterans recognized in an event at NSF headquarters.
Nov 5, 2014 UC Santa Cruz faculty are among conservationists leading the effort to resolve a polarizing debate over the reasons to conserve nature.
Nov 5, 2014 As elephant seals add to their fat stores, changes in buoyancy affect their swimming efficiency during deep dives in search of food.
Oct 2, 2014 High-tech collars enabled scientists to track mountain lions in the wild and determine how much energy the big cats use to hunt their prey.
Sep 25, 2014 A groundbreaking ceremony for the Coastal Biology building was held at the UC Santa Cruz Coastal Science Campus.
Sep 22, 2014 California's sea otter population is slowly swimming toward recovery, according to the latest field survey.
Sep 16, 2014 Study led by UC Santa Cruz undergrads shows native shrubs reclaiming the island on their own after removal of introduced grazers.
Sep 8, 2014 Ancient Egyptian artworks helped scientists reconstruct how animal communities changed as climate became drier and human populations grew
Aug 14, 2014 Construction will begin in November on a new building near Long Marine Laboratory at the UC Santa Cruz coastal science campus.
Jun 11, 2014 Study by UCSC biologists reveals just how much it costs a sea otter mom to raise her pup.
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