Posts Tagged ‘UC Santa Cruz’

Starfish Die-Off

Friday, November 22nd, 2013
starfish, sea star, rebecca johnson, wasting disease, citizen science, inaturalist, uc santa cruz, mussels

Learn about the disease that is causing massive starfish die-offs on the west coast and how you can help monitor starfish and their ecosystems.

Local Lions

Friday, July 12th, 2013
Chris Wilmers, cougars, felidae, fragmentation, habitat, lions, mountain, predators, pumas, Santa Cruz, uc santa cruz, Zara McDonald

Scientists are learning more about the movements of local mountain lions to understand how we can better share our California habitats.

Plate Break-Up

Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Two large earthquakes that occurred in the Indian Ocean last April seem to be triggering much more than shaking.

New Neighbors?

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
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An new, nearby exoplanet may be the most habitable yet!

The Magnetized Moon

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
Full_Moon_Luc_Viatour

Two new studies attempt to solve the mystery of the moon’s magnetism.

Another Earthly Moon?

Thursday, August 4th, 2011
moon-collision

New research suggests that Earth may have had a second, smaller moon.

Reptile Decline

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010
Sceloporus_serrifer

Two recent studies are finding that lizard and snake populations are in decline and one of the causes appears to be climate change.

Resting Dives

Monday, April 19th, 2010
Northern Elephant Seal, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, CA 02feb200

Northern Elephant Seals rest during migration by diving, a new study reports.

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