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Tuesday, November 24th 2020

UCSB Environmental Studies Department Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary

Kayla Curtis-Evans Contributing Writer This weekend, UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) faculty, staff, and students will be celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the environmental studies department, which...

Approaching Zero Waste: How Composting Can Accelerate Green Progress

Annette Ding Co-News Editor Last Saturday at noon, the A.S. Department of Public Worms (DPW) and the Santa Barbara County Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division...

A Guide for a Sustainable Valentine’s Day

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer On Feb. 14, numerous couples will express their love for one another with mass-produced gifts and excessive public displays of affection (PDA)....

COVID-19 Updates: University Action, Health Guidance, and Misinformation

Daniel KuContributing Writer With more than 1.6 million infections and more than 100,000 deaths spread across 213 countries and...

UCSB Helps Advance the Field of Aquaculture

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer A team of researchers, including fellows and faculty at the UC Santa Barbara National Center for Ecological Analysis and the Bren School...

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...

Animals of Santa Barbara

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor As most Santa Barbara residents know, it’s easy to find new ways to appreciate the natural beauty of our natural environment. Whether...

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...

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...

U.S. Forest Service Cancels Gaviota Fuel Break Plans

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer The U.S. Forest Service has thrown out the plan for the construction of a six mile and 300 feet-wide fuel break going...