Topical Tag: Oceans

The Magazine

Arctic oil and environmental legacy in the crosshairs

President Barack Obama's Arctic oil drilling ban and environmental legacy are in President Trump's crosshairs. Obama’s last days in the Oval Office included a flurry of new environmental protections. In his first days the incoming president is busy taking actions to dismantle them. President Barack Obama's environmental legacy and his Arctic oil drilling ban are in the crosshairs of the new president. Obama's last days in the Oval office included a flurry of environmental protections. The first days of the Trump administration efforts are being made to dismantle them.

Events

Special Event

Film Screening: Chasing Coral

Chasing Coral is a ninety-minute ocean adventure film.

8.8.2017

It reveals the story of a team of photographers, scientists, and other experts who discover and try to capture one of the world’s largest coral bleaching events. It took 3.5 years to make and features over 500 hours of underwater footage with submissions from over thirty countries. Following the screening, the Aquarium will host a...


Lecture Series

Will Farmed Fish Save Our Oceans, Delight Our Palates, and Provide Healthy Food for All?

The Conservation Science, Economics and Operations of Aquaculture

5.25.2017

NOTE: THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. PLEASE WATCH THE LIVE STREAM HERE. Current projections estimate that the global population will surpass nine billion people by 2050 and total food demand will approximately double. Seafood is a major source of protein in many regions, but over 80 percent of the world’s fisheries are depleted or fished beyond capacity. Aquaculture—rearing...


Awards

Annual Gala

Celebrating the champions of our Planet's Future

3.24.2016

We face unprecedented stresses on food, water and energy systems. Fresh ideas, breakthrough technologies and heightened public engagement are urgently needed. The UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability represents a new kind of environmental science—a science that eschews ‘doom and gloom’ and embraces inclusiveness, innovation, and a proactive vision for the world we want...

People

Blanca Alvarez

Undergraduate student

Barnard College

Jamie Dix

Graduate student

Priya Ganguli

Assistant Professor

California State University, Northridge

Projects

In the News

Headline

9.28.2017

Author, artist shed light on meaning of surfing at salon series

The City of Malibu Arts Commission helped sponsor the event, which was moderated by Jon Christensen, senior fellow and journalist-in-residence at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies and Center for Digital Humanities.


Headline

8.17.2017

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,...


Headline

8.9.2017

‘Sea Sick’ Investigates the Right to be Represented On the Beach

How diversity plays into going to the beach.

Video