n incoming professor is researching how people are influencing evolution in wild populations, and how it’s affecting ecosystems everywhere. From fisheries to trophy hunting, these evolutionary changes are having dramatic effects on the environment.
With a proposed cut of $22 million in two years, the California state park system is looking for ways to cut back, including possibly shutting down some state parks in California temporarily. With closures, the threat of development is imminent, and has led to the drafting of SB580 — a bill currently making its way through the Senate to curb unwanted development.
As a rise in whale deaths draws attention to the issue, we need to start protecting the animals in the Bay. Human shipping activity should not be more important than the lives of these endangered creatures.
While students march against cuts to the campus resources, they are also mourning the cuts made to Tree 9, an iconic symbol of UC Santa Cruz.
Researchers excited about recent developments with the phenomenon of dolphins killing porpoises off the coast.