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Gareth Williams

Research Highlight: A World without Humans
New study examines how human activities disrupt and destroy coral reefs, leading to fresh ideas about reef conservation and management

Submerged wreckage of a U.S. Navy Curtiss SB2C Helldiver aircraft. Photo: Eric Terrill/Scripps Oceanography

Another Historic Find
Archival research and leading-edge technology lead oceanographers and not-for-profit organization to the site of a downed World War II aircraft

Brunt Ice Shelf

Antarctic Ice Shelves Rapidly Thinning
New study reveals accelerating losses over two decades

From the Porthole

Nigella Hillgarth Education Plaza Dedicated at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Outdoor education plaza named after former Birch Aquarium Executive Director Nigella Hillgarth during March 19 ceremony

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    Providing ocean science education, interpreting Scripps research, and promoting ocean conservation

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    Scripps Oceanography's award-winning e-magazine of earth, ocean, and atmospheric science

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    View the surf and La Jolla Shores from Scripps Pier