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Press Release Archive

Browse our press releases for current and past news about the Center and about the discoveries of our affiliated scientists.

Our Ocean Backyard Archive

Browse articles from Gary Griggs, Director of the Institute of Marine Sciences and Long Marine Laboratory at UC Santa Cruz. Every other week he publishes a column in the Santa Cruz Sentinel about Monterey Bay and the ocean beyond.

Spotlight!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
October 31, 2020
Prepare for a spook-tacular virtual event! Learn how UC Santa Cruz researchers are uncovering the chilling mysteries of the deep sea.

FLIP FOR SEA STARS!
Go batty for these time-lapse videos and animations of sea stars in action. Check out these new distance learning resources.

LABSIDE CHATS
November 12, 2020, 11 AM
Tune in to learn how mercury plays a role in the ocean, in the air, and within all living things with Carl Lamborg, Ph.D.

SERENE MARINE MOMENT
Meditate on a purple sea urchin’s mesmerizing movements and microscopic features in this peaceful one-minute video. Watch it here.

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