Solutions to Restore Ocean Health

Science + Technology + Collaboration

Our Work

  • Species Conservation

    Whale Safe

    Preventing fatal ship collisions with endangered whales using AI-powered ocean sensors, big data models, citizen science, and ship tracking data.

    Whale Safe
  • Plastics

    Clean Currents Coalition

    Turning off the tap of plastic pollution entering the ocean through community-first, data-centric interventions in rivers around the world.

    Clean Currents Coalition

    Our Mission

    To restore the health of the ocean by leveraging the power of science, technology, and collaboration to develop replicable and scalable solutions

    swirling school of fish photographed from below with sun shining through


    Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

    The Benioff Ocean Science Laboratory commits to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) in our field of marine science. Visit our DEIJ page to learn about our initiatives at UC Santa Barbara, in our community, and beyond.

    DEIJ Initiatives