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Brunt Ice Shelf

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

Spring EGGStravaganza offers hands-on family fun

Celebrate Springtime in the Sea during ‘EGGStravaganza’ at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Spring EGGStravaganza offers hands-on family fun

Birch Aquarium at Scripps to Host Musical Soirée Featuring UC San Diego Graduate Student Musicians
This “otherworldly evening under the sea” features musical performances from UC San Diego music graduate students as part of the annual Springfest celebration.

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Photo: Erik Jepsen

Around the Pier: Robert and Allison Price Give $6 Million to Birch Aquarium
Gift to Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography reflects Prices’ passion for changing way education is delivered to students from underserved areas

Pod of false killer whales makes rare appearance at Scripps. Photo: Michelle Robbins/NOAA

Photo of the Week: False Killer Whales off Scripps Pier
False Killer Whales off Scripps Pier

Bottlenose Dolphin

Research Highlight: The Dolphin Sentinels
Tales told in marine mammal’s blubber lead to a new library of chemicals in our ocean food web

From the Porthole | Notices and Campus news

Nigella Hillgarth Education Plaza

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

John Steinitz

In Memoriam: John Steinitz
Served Scripps Development for Nearly Two Decades

STEAM program now open

Scripps Oceanography and UC San Diego Extension Offer College Exploration Classes to Middle and High School Students
Registration now open for spring break and summer courses