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Narwhals live in Arctic waters, where sea ice has helped isolate them, but as sea ice melts, ship traffic, oil exploration, and other human activities increase.

Heart monitors on wild narwhals reveal alarming responses to stress

New findings by UC Santa Cruz professor of ecology and evolutionary biology Terrie Williams add to concerns about the effects of ocean noise and increased human activity on deep-diving Arctic whales.

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Probing the mysteries of dark matter, dark energy

Probing the mysteries of dark matter, dark energy

Physicist Tesla Jeltema has a leading role in an international collaboration that is gathering precise measurements of the evolution of cosmic structure.

Navigating the path toward inclusion and equity

Navigating the path toward inclusion and equity

Approaching her one-year anniversary, Campus Diversity Officer Teresa Maria Linda Scholz reflects on her work, where we are, and how far we have to go.

Journalist describes undocumented experience

Journalist describes undocumented experience

Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio Vargas was invited to speak on campus as part of Kresge College's Media and Society Lecture Series.

Music lecturer brings 'A Celtic Christmas' to town

Music lecturer brings 'A Celtic Christmas' to town

Guitarist William Coulter is music director for the depiction of a night before Christmas at a remote Irish farmhouse during the 1940s and '50s.

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