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Monthly Archives: January 2018

How can we assess human impacts on coastal ecosystems?

There are many ways in which human activities can negatively affect marine environments, as we discuss in our new paper published in the journal Scientific Reports. We use the oceans to support industry (e.g. fishing, shipping, tourism) as well as for recreation (e.g. boating, fishing, diving, beach activities). The things we do on land can […]

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Prof Nagelkerken speaks to Radio Adelaide about impacts of Climate change on Ecosystems

Prof Ivan Nagelkerken spoke to Radio Adelaide this week about a new paper he is an author on: the publication titled Climate change could drive marine food web collapse through altered trophic flows and cyanobacterial proliferation. This publication is an all Environment Institute effort led by Hadayet Ullah, with Silvan Goldenberg and Damien Fordham. The effect […]

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Climate change drives collapse in marine food webs

A new study has found that levels of commercial fish stocks could be harmed as rising sea temperatures affect their source of food. University of Adelaide scientists have demonstrated how climate change can drive the collapse of marine “food webs”. To be published on 10 January in the open access journal PLOS Biology, the study’s […]

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