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Best Student Oral Presentation

The Environment Institute would like to congratulate PhD student Tullio Rossi on winning the best student oral presentation at the 4th International Symposium on the Ocean in a High CO2 World in Hobart recently, for his presentation, ‘Ocean acidification leaves dispersing fish larvae lost at sea,’ Rossi.T, Nagelkerken.I, Connell.S.D (2016). This is the largest global […]

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Media Release: Silent oceans: acidification stops shrimp chorus

Snapping shrimps, the loudest invertebrate in the ocean, may be silenced under increasing ocean acidification, a University of Adelaide study has found. Published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the researchers report that under forecast levels of CO2 predicted to be found in oceans by the end of the century, the […]

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Ocean acidification leaves fish lost at sea

Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken, Professor Sean Connell, Tullio Rossi and Jennifer Pistevos from the University of Adelaide were involved in an article published in the journal Biology Letters, entitled, “Lost at sea: ocean acidification undermines larval fish orientation via altered hearing and marine soundscape modification.” Their research highlights future complications for fish due to stresses […]

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Podcast: Ocean acidification could cause fish to be lost at sea

New research shows that increased CO2 levels interfere with the ability of baby fish to find a home. Sarah Martin from Radio Adelaide spoke with University of Adelaide marine biology PhD student Tullio Rossi about his research into the effects of ocean acidification on fish behaviour. Listen to the full interview.

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Media release: Baby fish will be lost at sea in acidified oceans

The ability of baby fish to find a home, or other safe haven, to grow into adulthood will be severely impacted under predicted ocean acidification, University of Adelaide research has found. Published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the researchers report the interpretation of normal ocean sound cues which help baby […]

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Podcast: Jumping the shark

Global warming of our oceans is having an impact across the marine environment. Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute was interviewed recently by Ewart Shaw on Radio Adelaide about his research into the challenges faced by sharks due to increasing ocean temperatures. Listen to the full interview. (Image source: divernet.com)

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Podcast: Impact of rising CO2 levels on global marine food chain

Marine ecologist Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute recently spoke with Steve Herman in a radio interview on VOA-Asia News about his research into the impacts of rising carbon dioxide levels and warming temperatures on our oceans’ food chain. Listen to the full interview. This story was also covered by CNN. […]

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Media release: Sharks’ hunting ability destroyed under climate change

The hunting ability and growth of sharks will be dramatically impacted by increased CO2 levels and warmer oceans expected by the end of the century, a University of Adelaide study has found. Published in the journal Scientific Reports, marine ecologists from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute report long-term experiments that show warmer waters and […]

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The oceans are changing too fast for marine life to keep up

Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute recently wrote an article for The Conversation discussing the results of a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. The study that he undertook with colleague Professor Sean Connell analysed over 600 experiments world wide to identify patterns in the impact of ocean […]

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Media release: Global marine analysis suggests food chain collapse

A world-first global analysis of marine responses to climbing human CO2 emissions has painted a grim picture of future fisheries and ocean ecosystems. Published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), marine ecologists from the University of Adelaide say the expected ocean acidification and warming is likely to produce a […]

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