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Paul Barber’s research article on sushi ‘fish fraud’ among most downloaded

The article, published in Conservation Biology, was downloaded 1,751 times in the 12 months following its publication.


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Public Exhibit on the Oxygen Minimum Zone in the Santa Monica Basin

Within the framework of our USC Sea Grant project (PIs: William Berelson, USC & Tina Treude, UCLA) about the potential spreading of the Oxygen Minimum Zone (OMZ) in the Santa Monica Basin, we are currently presenting an exhibit hosted by the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium and Heal the Bay. If you are in the area,...


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EasyReaderNews: Savior or Albatross? Proposed desalination plant could decrease South Bay’s dependence on imported water, but has raised environmental concerns

“Having desal means Southern California gains water independence from Northern California. You can’t waive that off as insignificant. That can be quite important,” said Yoram Cohen, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the UCLA.


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KPCC-FM’s “Take Two’: Report washes away uncertainty about L.A. tap water

“I think this year’s annual report from LADWP really emphasizes the fact that you can guarantee that the city of L.A. provides clean, high-quality water to its customers, which is great. Reliable, safe drinking water supply should never be one of them, and they come through on that front,” said UCLA’s Mark Gold.


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KCET: Study: Coastal access is about more than locked gates

“This new research shows that we are at a tipping point where deciding to visit the coast is a close call for most Californians, given the cost,” said Jon Christensen, lead investigator for the study at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.



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California’s past and future coastal habitat

As conservationists brace for changes in habitat from a rise in sea level, it bears taking into account lessons from the past. When it comes to California, topography played a major role in coastal life during the last ice age, when sea levels were about 400 feet lower because water was trapped in glacial ice sheets. New...