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Jan 8 2016 | Posted In: In the News
By Dr. Barbara Block   What does the president of a Pacific island Nation, a New York Times reporter, a French sailing expedition and the mayor of a small San Diego border town have in common? They are among the eight winners of the 2016 Peter Benchley Ocean Awards, the world’s preeminent honors...
Dec 22 2015 | Animal Biotelemetry | Posted In: Original Articles, Research Spotlight, Publications
Background For marine animals, acoustic communication is critical for many life functions, yet individual calling behavior is poorly understood for most large whale species. These topics are important for understanding whale social behavior and can also serve as a baseline for behavioral studies...
Dec 1 2015 | Center for Ocean Solutions | Posted In: In the News
"Researchers from the Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University, Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute explain the integral links between climate change and our global oceans." Click here to view the full video on YouTube
Nov 10 2015 | Grist | Posted In: In the News
Click here to watch an expert explain why there’s still hope.
Oct 15 2015 | UCSC News | Posted In: Awards
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has awarded a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering to Kristy Kroeker, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Santa Cruz. Click here to read the article in UCSC News.
Oct 9 2015 | Science Advances | Posted In: In the News, Original Articles, Research Spotlight, Publications
"Contrary to previous paradigms, we demonstrate that blue whales are not indiscriminate grazers but instead switch foraging strategies in response to variation in prey density and depth to maximize energetic efficiency." Click here to read the abstract and full article on Science Advances. Click...