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The Future of Community Choice Energy in Santa Barbara

Hannah Maerowitz A recent study found that a Community Choice Energy (CCE) plan would not be economically worthwhile in Santa Barbara county. However, the Board...

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...

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...

USDA Pulls Back Regulations of Biotechnology Products, GMOs

Jacob Wong The USDA announced Monday, Nov. 6 that it was pulling back proposed guidelines on the regulatory process for biotechnology products such as genetically...

Santa Barbara Celebrates Earth Day

Skyler Melnick Do you find yourself constantly seeking out flower meadows in search of the perfect Instagram picture? Do you ever walk across campus, look...

Monarch Butterfly Species is at Risk

Carolina Watts A massive 70-mile blob flew over Denver, Colorado and baffled the National Weather Service (NWS); originally, many people thought that it was an unknown...

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...

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...

Can Students Keep Living on the Edge in I.V.?

Anais Tournier For UCSB students, cliff and beach erosion have become problems too large to ignore. The California Coastal Commission estimated that over just the...

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...