Capitalizing on UC San Diego's unique ability to address environmental threats to public health, a new center based at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego will target emerging contaminants found naturally in common seafood dishes as well as man-made chemicals that accumulate in human breast milk.
Plants use carbon dioxide from the air to grow parts that eventually fall to the ground to decompose or get washed away by the region's plentiful rainfall.
Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, called Her Deepness by The New Yorker and The New York Times , Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine , will be speaking at Northeastern University on May 22, 2013.
Muscat: Recent research has revealed that the Makran Subduction Zone is more prone to earthquakes and tsunami hazards than previously thought.
Boulder, Colo., USA A- New Geology articles posted online ahead of print 9 and 16 May 2013 cover a wide swath of geoscience subdisciplines, including minerals exploration, archaeology, planetary geology, tectonics, oceanography, geophysics, and paleobotany.
SETTING OF CLIMATE MILDSTONE May 9, 2013 was declared to be the day of climate milestone after the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere exceeded 400 parts per million .
The $239 million National Science Foundation project will install video cameras, seismic monitors and other gauges along a volcano in deep waters off the Pacific Northwest coast, giving researchers the ability to monitor activity 2 miles below the ocean surface.
California State University announced that Brian Maurer of the Moss Landing Marine Laboratories' Biological Oceanography Lab won a top award for research in Biological and Agricultural Sciences.
Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Society explorer in residence and a noted scientist, oceanographer, environmental advocate and author, will address the graduating class at Wilson College's 143rd commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m. today.
More than four out of five San Diegans are concerned about climate change, according to a newly released poll commissioned by a coalition of local universities and policy groups.
The big threat to Florida's future that elected leaders aren't talking about: the average amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center will host the 7th annual Survivor Beach onA Sunday, June 2. The event, which has become a La Jolla tradition, will feature a stand-upA paddleboard competition, beach festival with food trucks and more.
DARIEN, Conn. -- The YWCA hosted the fourth Annual Darien/Norwalk Women of Distinction Luncheon on Thursday at Woodway Country Club in Darien.
Red algea blooms reported in Sinclair Inlet and other areas of Puget Sound are harmless, the Department of Ecology says.