This week, MBC students and MBC Executive Director, Samantha Murray, who also serves as a commissioner on California Fish & Game, are in Monterey, CA for the MPA Decadal Management Review. Samantha tells KPBS how the MPA Decadal Review shows the power of collaborative conservation.
2021 Film Week: Intertidal Climate Change with Dr. Isabel Rivera-Collazo
March 9, 2023
What can mollusks tell us about our changing climate? MBC students zoom in on Dr. Isabel Rivera-Collazo, her experiences growing up in Puerto Rico, and how these small intertidal organisms can illustrate global climate change.
MBC Student Film "Behind the Mask" Featured at UC San Diego Film Festival
February 23, 2023
Current MBC students Kenan Chan, Biz Wallace & Elena Neibaur made the short-film "Behind the Mask" during our MBC Summer Course film week in 2022. Their submission was accepted to the UC San Diego Film Festival this weekend February 25-26 at the Price Center!
Tickets are FREE.
The Tiny, Talented Pteropoda is vanishing from our oceans due to ocean acidification. If this process continues to worsen, the stunning butterfly of the sea may be nearing her last dance in our waters.
If Blue Planet releases a third documentary series fifteen years from now, how will kelp forests have changed? Even though Southern California’s giant kelp is currently faring better than others, a worldwide decrease in kelp forests sets the stage for what the future may look like.
Climate Change: the past as a glimpse into the future
Simona Clausnitzer, MAS MBC Candidate '20
August 8, 2019
What if I told you we already know how the climate crisis ends? By looking back 56 million years, we have the unique foresight to be able to predict future outcomes and make changes accordingly. Will we?
So how did I find myself in front of the California Coastal Commission making a public comment? It all started with the MAS MBC program director, Samantha Murrayâ€¦ and ended with a professional surfer, a German filmmaker, and equal pay for women.