Saturday, November 17th 2018

One Third of the World’s Protected Areas Are Under Stress

Krystal Chen Staff Writer According to a recent study conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society, more than one third of protected lands have shown signs of...

North Campus Opens Space Restoration

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer After a $7 million land purchase, the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration (CCBER) is beginning to see progress in restoring the...

Tyson Foods Inc. Invests in Lab-Grown Meat Production

Krystal Chen Staff Writer Tyson Foods Inc., the world’s second largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef, and pork, recently announced that it plans to work...

Santa Barbara County Superfund Site is Not Super Fun

Sophia Tao Casmalia Resources, a Superfund site in Santa Barbara county, was recently placed on Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s Emphasis List of sites...

U.N. Slaps Cargo Ship Companies with Emissions Reduction Order

Carolina Watts Staff Writer Delegates from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently established a aggressive plan of action to reduce pollution from international shipping by mandating...

Appreciating Preserved Wildlife at the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Conservation

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Algae, raptors, and bears are only three of the many specimens that eventually find their way to collections of The Cheadle Center...

UCSB Researcher Tries to Understand Massive Sea Star Population Declines

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Carol Blanchette, a faculty member at UCSB, researches marine and community ecology, as well as balancing leadership roles in the Partnership for...

A Crisis in the Chesapeake Bay

Victoria Penate Environmental scientists have found compelling evidence to show that the Chesapeake Bay is recovering from the damage it has sustained from after over...

The Plastic Plight of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Annette Ding Staff Writer The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) is a 79,000 ton mass of debris floating in the North Pacific Ocean. An international team...

Groundbreaking Study Maps Global Fishing Patterns

Dylan Goldman Staff Writer Scientists at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management recently published a first-of-its-kind study about their four-year project that tracked most...