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Climate Change Will Reshape Isla Vista

Jackie Caldwell If trends of rising sea levels continue, coastlines could look radically different, even within our lifetimes. Due to melting land ice and the expansion...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Good Dog Finds Bad Ants on Santa Cruz Island

Carolina Watts Staff Writer A labrador retriever named Tobias is one of the lead conservationists fighting against a potentially-disastrous Argentine ant infestation on Santa Cruz island....

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...

“Where’s the Bear?” Project Identifies Animals with Digital Cameras and Machine Learning

Victoria Penante A team of professors and students from the UC Santa Barbara Department of Computer Science has developed a system designed to aid ecological...

Global CO2 Emissions Have Stalled for a Third Consecutive Year

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor The European Union’s Joint Research Council and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency released findings from their 2016 analysis on Oct. 20...

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...