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Saturday, February 27th 2021

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...

Car Companies Under Fire for Animal Testing

Ziqiang Zhao Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler received widespread condemnation for testing diesel fumes on monkeys and humans after a New York Times article published Jan....

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...

Apeel Sciences: The UCSB Technology Management Start-Up That Could

Krystal Chen Staff Writer Apeel Sciences is a U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB) Technology Management Program-based startup that develops plant-based, edible preservatives. According to the United Nations...

The Ongoing Debate Behind Oil Rigs on the Californian Coast

Krystal Chen Staff Writer The existence of oil rigs off the coast of California has been a continuous issue in Santa Barbara over decades. Ever since...

Seals Die from Harmful Algae Bloom

The Bottom Line Staff Report Spring brings about flourishing plant life in the ocean as well as on land. Phytoplankton blooms off the coast of...

The Pumpkin-Feeding Tradition at American Zoos

Annie Huang Zoos across the nation are capitalizing on the United States' affinity for Halloween by hosting Halloween-themed events. While zoos primarily design these events...

Platform Holly Decommissioned

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Platform Holly, the iconic structure off the coast of Goleta, will be the first oil rig off the coast of...

The Phenomenon of Destructive Wildfires in California

Jessica Gang Executive Content Editor The fall months of September to December are typically considered “peak” months of California’s annual fire season. For the past few...

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...