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Sea skater dodges water downpour. Reproduced under Creative Commons Attribution License​ 4.0 @ Mafadik et al. 2020​.

“It is Practically Hovering on Air”
High-speed footage provides never-before-seen look at tiny insect that can survive life on high seas

Health of People, Health of Planet and Our Responsibility is now available as an open-access book

New Open-Access Book Casts Climate Change as a Public Health Crisis
Contributors to text co-edited by UC San Diego researchers range from Nobel Prize laureates to Pope Francis

A researcher tends to corals in a Birch Aquarium at Scripps exhibit.

Birch Aquarium Staff Keeping 6,000 Fish, Invertebrates Healthy During Closure to Public
Shy fishes emerge, sociable octopus given more games to play

Photo of the Week: Blue Streak
Photographer captures light in the sea and sky

Scripps Student Spotlight: Maya Becker
Geophysics PhD student fascinated by ice-shelf mass change pursues research in glaciology

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