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Arctic Ocean sea ice seen during 2018 SODA cruise. Photo: San Nguyen

Researchers Find New Reason Why Arctic is Warming So Fast
An explanation is proposed for extra heat coming through the oceans

Associate researcher Dimitri Deheyn. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications

Microplastics: A Macro Problem
Scripps Oceanography at forefront of microplastics research

One of two newly hatched Weedy Seadragons at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. The babies are under an inch long. Photo: Birch Aquarium

Baby Dragons Hatched at Birch Aquarium
Birch Aquarium successfully breeds rare Weedy Seadragon for the first time

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

  • View the surf and La Jolla Shores from Scripps Pier