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Lights Out: Scientists Discover Why Iconic Bioluminescent Plankton Don’t Shine Off the West Coast
West Coast populations of the dinoflagellate Noctiluca lack chemical process that produces light

The 2018 Woolsey Fire. Photo courtesy of Peter Buschmann

The Race to Stay Ahead of Wildfires
UC San Diego matches increased fire danger with improved monitoring capability

Kelp: The Next Superfood?
Adding this brown seaweed to your plate can help not only your health, but the planet’s as well

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The 2018 Woolsey Fire. Photo courtesy of Peter Buschmann

The Race to Stay Ahead of Wildfires
UC San Diego matches increased fire danger with improved monitoring capability

Kelp: The Next Superfood?
Adding this brown seaweed to your plate can help not only your health, but the planet’s as well

Photo: Marc Adams

Voyager: How are jellyfish connected to climate change?
Nicholas O., 10, San Diego, Calif.

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Anai Novoa
Graduate student investigates the role and future of parasites when their hosts respond to climate change

Ken Melville: 1946-2019

Obituary Notice: Ken Melville, 1946-2019
Physical oceanographer and former Scripps deputy director revolutionized study of waves, air-sea interaction

Scripps Oceanography graduate student Grant Batzel.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Grant Batzel
A passionate PhD student who makes the most out of his time at Scripps to study the slipper snail and become a well-rounded scientist

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