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New research: Neo-Europe and its ecological consequences

Heidi Alleway, Professor Bronwyn Gillanders and Professor Sean Connell from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute have found that the colonisation of Australia contributed to an overexploitation of inland fisheries species. Their paper entitled, ” ‘Neo-Europe’ and its ecological consequences: the example of systematic degradation in Australia’s inland fisheries,” published in Biology Letters, compared fish market […]

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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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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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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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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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Inspire Australia Research Competition

The Environment Institute congratulates PhD student, Tullio Rossi for receiving 3rd prize in the Inspire Australia Research Competition for his video, “Lost at sea”. Tullio is a marine biologist studying the effects of ocean acidification on fish behaviour, with particular focus on sound-driven orientation. His research for the video was conducted as part of his […]

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New theory on ecosystem stability

Professor Sean Connell and PhD student Giulia Ghedini from the University of Adelaide recently had a paper published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution, entitled “Resisting regime-shifts: the stabilising effect of compensatory processes“. This new paper develops a new theory on ecosystem stability. Most researchers study that ecosystems focus on change and the drivers of that […]

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The Great Southern Reef: Australia’s neglected kelp forests

Professor Sean Connell from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute was one of six researchers involved in a new article published in Marine & Freshwater Research. The paper entitled, “The Great Southern Reef: social, ecological and economic value of Australia’s neglected kelp forests,” highlights the need for Australians to increase their awareness of the scale […]

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The Great Southern Reef – have you heard of it?

Professor Sean Connell from the University of Adelaide was one of the authors on a collaborative article among six scientists across Southern Australia published in The Conversation. The article highlights the need to increase awareness of the true value of the Great Southern Reef so that it can be managed effectively now and for future […]

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Media release: Volcanic vents preview future ocean habitats

A world-first underwater study of fish in their natural environment by University of Adelaide marine ecologists has shown how predicted ocean acidification from climate change will devastate temperate marine habitats and biodiversity. Published today in the journal Nature Climate Change, the researchers used natural CO2 underwater seeps to study how entire ecosystems have been impacted […]

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