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Understanding and protecting the planet
Understanding and protecting the planet

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New study with “shark-eye” camera reveals that biofluorescent catsharks increase light contrast underwater; might be used for communicating with each other
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Grand reopening of Nimitz Marine Facility showcases new pier and other enhancements to support Scripps’ research vessels
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Grassian's research focuses on understanding the climate and human health impacts of aerosol particles
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Scripps researchers use satellite laser altimetry to provide first look at basal channels around Antarctica
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Scripps Oceanographer Martin Tresguerres takes us on a journey to understand the impacts of ocean acidification on coral reefs.
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A pink flatworm-like animal known by a single species found in waters off Sweden has puzzled biologists for nearly six decades. New discoveries half a world away by a team of scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, the Western Australian Museum, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) have helped properly identify these elusive creatures through genetic analysis.
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The National Geographic Society, the Manta Trust and Scripps Institution of Oceanography have put Crittercams on manta rays for the first time. The cameras are gathering data that will help protect these giant underwater animals. Learn how the cameras were attached, and watch some amazing footage from the mantas' perspective.
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Scripps researchers’ analysis shows highly variable pollutant concentrations in fish meat
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Learn about a new initiative to present Scripps Oceanography science at Birch Aquarium through the theme of expeditions.
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