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UPDATED: UC Davis unit aids wildlife rescue effort

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Story and photos from Southern California where a UC Davis team is leading the wildlife response effort in the wake of an oil spill.

Nanomaterials in sunscreens and boats leave marine life vulnerable

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Nanomaterials commonly used in sunscreens and boat-bottom paints are making sea urchin embryos more vulnerable to toxins, according to a study from the University of California, Davis. The authors said this could pose a risk to coastal, marine and freshwater environments. The study, published in…

UC Davis, HM.CLAUSE partner to open life science innovation center

The University of California, Davis, and HM.CLAUSE have partnered to open a business incubator that will help advance regional innovation in the life sciences. To celebrate this unique collaboration, a launch event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, May 7, at the new innovation center in…

Sustainability progress should precede seafood market access, researchers urge

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Demand for seafood from wild fisheries and aquaculture around the world has nearly doubled over the past four decades. In the past several years, major retailers in developed countries have committed to source their seafood from only sustainably certified fisheries and aquaculture, even though it…