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Molly Hardesty-Moore was awarded a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant for her research examining the movements and behaviors of raccoons in an urban setting, the UCSB campus and surrounding areas, and the ways by which raccoon spatial ecology can inform management policies to reduce risk of disease transmission to humans.
New paper by Erin Dillon and collaborators at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and Scripps Institution of Oceanography introduces a technique to extract shark dermal denticles preserved in coral reef sediments for use in reconstructing sub-recent and historical shark communities.
Doug discussed the grand challenges facing ocean ecosystems and how science can help us stand up to those challenges at Davos during the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. UC Santa Barbara's work with WEF to protect the world's oceans and marine resources was listed as one of the 10 achievements from Davos. Watch the presentation here.
McCauley Lab and colleagues help shape the Oceans Briefing for the World Economic Forum. Here we lay out the issues that we believe will have the greatest influence on the future of our oceans
Francis and Doug, with Jane Lubchenco, weigh in on a discussion concerning the value of data in the practice of biodiversity conservation.
McCauley Lab joins the Emmy Award winning series Years of Living Dangerously to discuss how wildlife loss affects affects nature and society.