Scripps News

Scripps marine ecologist Jennifer Smith has been cultivating Asparagopsis taxiformis seaweed. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

Around the Pier: Usurp the Burp
How seaweed could help curb cow burps—one of California’s greatest sources of methane emissions

New mapping of earthquake density reveals hundreds of thousands of small earthquakes. Image: Science

Scientists Identify Almost 2 Million Previously "Hidden" Earthquakes
A closer look at seismic data from 2008–17 reveals 10 times as many Southern California earthquakes

Ocean Tunnel Pop-Up Art Installation on View at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Interactive exhibit immerses visitors in the changing oceans, will be on view until April 30

  • birch aquarium

    Providing ocean science education, interpreting Scripps research, and promoting ocean conservation

  • View the surf and La Jolla Shores from Scripps Pier

sharknado