Latest explorations

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

Scripps graduate student Allison Cusick

Scripps Student Spotlight: Allison Cusick
Oceanography graduate student is researching how water from melting glaciers affects phytoplankton in the Arctic and Antarctic

Photo of the Week: Reaching Out
An encounter at Birch Aquarium at Scripps exhibit

Loquats, oyster mushrooms and mustard greens from Roger’s Community Garden, the new destination for Scripps compost

Around the Pier: Keeping Compost Close
Scripps takes composting to a new level

Photo of the Week: Icy Domain
Where you have to go if you study polar microorganisms