Topical Tag: Oceans

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Events

Special Event

2018 IoES Gala | Sea CO2 Change

Honoring Van Jones, Keely Shaye Brosnan and Pierce Brosnan

3.22.2018

Every year, we honor environmental game-changers. Van Jones was one of the first to recognize that connecting economic vitality with social justice and the environment offers the best path to a sustainable future. Keely Shaye Brosnan uses her talents as a journalist and media producer to uncover and amplify compelling environmental stories, and Pierce Brosnan’s activism...


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...

People

Blanca Alvarez

Undergraduate student

Barnard College

Jamie Dix

Graduate student

Priya Ganguli

Assistant Professor

California State University, Northridge

Projects

Publications

Open data and Stormwater Systems in Los Angeles: Applications for Equitable Green Infrastructure

E. Porse

Published Work | 2018 | The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability


Breaking In: Artists and the Changing Lineup in Surfing

Jon Christensen, KCET Artbound

Other | 2017


Remote linkages to anomalous winter atmospheric ridging over the northeastern Pacific

D.L. Swain, D. Singh, D.E. Horton, J.S. Mankin, T.C. Ballard, N.S. Diffenbaugh

Published Work | 2017 | Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres

In the News

Update

1.15.2018

How changes in sea level and geography affect genetics of coastal marine life

Sea-level change and the topography of coastlines shapes the evolution of species and biodiversity, according to a study published today in Molecular Ecology. Researchers including UCLA evolutionary biologist David Jacobs and lead author Greer Dolby, now a postdoctoral researcher at Arizona State University, modeled how western United States and Mexico estuaries—where rivers meet larger bodies...


Headline

12.22.2017

Thousands of citizen-scientists help researchers map kelp forests

“We hope to track global trends in the abundance of giant kelp forests and identify regions that have experienced significant declines in kelp,” according to Kyle Cavanaugh— geography professor and IoES faculty member.


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.

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