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From the Field: What is Making Arctic Ice Melt Faster than Expected?
Scripps physical oceanographers travel to the Arctic to investigate one possibility

Students conduct a science experiment near the ocean.

Around the Pier: Up, Up, and Away—to College
Scripps inspires underserved students to achieve their college dreams through Upward Bound summer program

A Leafy Seadragon at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Voyager: How Long Can a Seadragon Live and are Seadragons Seahorses?
James L., 8, San Diego, Calif.

Two young students built robots using legos.

Around the Pier: Scripps-led Robotics and Video Game Programming Courses Inspire Local Youth
Three-way partnership among Scripps Oceanography, UC San Diego Extension, and Elementary Institute of Science brings STEAM courses to underserved students

Scripps Oceanography researcher Katie Cramer and the molluscs used in the study.

Research Highlight: Agriculture and Fishing Cause Coral Reef Decline
New study of mollusc fossils from Caribbean Panama shows that early changes in coral reef environments are linked to declining water quality

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