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UPDATED: UC Davis unit aids wildlife rescue effort

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Update Saturday, May 23: UC Davis' Oiled Wildlife Care Network reports eight birds rescued and five bird deaths, and three mammals rescued and one mammal death. ••• Original news release, May 21: Team members from the Oiled Wildlife Care Network at UC Davis have joined crews responding to…

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…