University of California - Santa Barbara

Native food, native wisdom

For people who have been connected to the land it comes from for thousands of years, food is more than just a collection of calories and nutrients. For Native Americans, traditional staples can define their ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Social Sciences
shares23 comments 0

Is US immigration policy 'STEMming' innovation?

Foreign born graduate students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines who wish to pursue a career in industry or NGOs are much more likely to stay in the U.S. than those who wish to pursue a career ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Social Sciences
shares25 comments 0

Wildlife loss in the global ocean

Over the past 500 years, approximately 500 land-based animal species have gone the way of the dodo, becoming extinct as a result of human activity. In the ocean, where scientists count only 15 or so such ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Environment
shares31 comments 5