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Blue Horizons is a nine-week summer program where students learn the essential elements for producing documentary films, important issues of the global ocean from a California perspective, and then create their own...

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The Power Dynamics conference responds to the pivotal era of Anthropocenic climate change and rapidly transforming media economies by bringing together scholars and media practitioners whose work explores the confluences of media and the environment. We think through the heuristic of "power dynamics," considering the dynamics of power relations but also power itself as a dynamic and mutable notion. 

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i (heart) h2o is a three-part project that uses our campus as an experiential lab for thinking through our relationship as a campus to water systems and to our location in a coastal watershed with unique vulnerabilities to sea level rise. 

The Environmental Media Initiative (EMI) brings together environmental scientists with film and media scholars—drawn from the humanities, arts, and social sciences—to collaborate on teaching, research, and public programming. more>

Featured Projects

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Exploring the role of news media in shaping public awareness about global climate change...

Conversing about the projected effects of sea level rise on human and natural systems...

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Sampling the Sea enables middle and high school students to monitor, analyze, and share...