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Jun 28 2017 | Posted In: In the News
By Rob Jordan More than 70 years after the U.S. tested atomic bombs on a ring of sand in the Pacific Ocean called Bikini Atoll, Stanford researchers are studying how long-term radiation exposure there has affected corals that normally grow for centuries without developing cancer. The researchers’...
Jun 26 2017 | Posted In: In the News
Squid are always on the move. Mainly because, just like humans, squid will sink if they don’t swim,  explains Diana Li, a doctoral candidate at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station. They have evolved unique and efficient ways to stay afloat in the water column.   A baby California market squid jets...
Jun 15 2017 | Posted In: In the News
A group of scientists, including Stanford professor Fiorrenza Micheli, has urged marine scientists to focus attention on human rights violations and other social issues in the seafood sector, in addition to advocating for sustainable practices.
Jun 12 2017 | Posted In: In the News
In 2016 the Stanford Catalyst for Collaborative Solutions launched a campus-wide effort to encourage new interdisciplinary research projects that would bring together scholars and practitioners from throughout Stanford’s seven schools and beyond to develop bold solutions to some of the world’s most...
Jun 6 2017 | Posted In: Publications
Nikki Traylor-Knowles, Noah H. Rose, Elizabeth A. Sheets, and Stephen R. Palumbi The Biological Bulletin May 31, 2017 Abstract
Jun 1 2017 | Posted In: In the News, Publications
John N. Kittinger, Lydia C. L. Teh, Edward H. Allison, Nathan J. Bennett, Larry B. Crowder, Elena M. Finkbeiner, Christina Hicks, Cheryl G. Scarton, Katrina Nakamura, Yoshitaka Ota, Jhana Young, Aurora Alifano, Ashley Apel, Allison Arbib, Lori Bishop, Mariah Boyle, Andrés M. Cisneros-Montemayor,...
Jun 1 2017 | Posted In: In the News, Publications
Efforts in Australia had focussed largely on local issues, such as culling coral-munching crown-of-thorns starfish and improving water quality of nearby rivers. Such spending has to continue because "a dead coral can't survive climate change," Stephen Palumbi, director of Stanford University's...
May 30 2017 | Posted In: Publications
Petter H. Kvadsheima, Stacy DeRuiter, Lise D. Sivle, Jeremy Goldbogen, Rune Roland-Hansen, Patrick J.O. Miller, Frans-Peter A. Lam, John Calambokidis, Ari Friedlaender, Fleur Visser.