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PAPER: Tropical and temperate species are living well together under climate change

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found tropical and temperate coral reef fish can co-exist. As our climate changes, many terrestrial and marine species are forced to extend their ranges poleward, to stay within the bounds of their thermal tolerances. However, when such species enter higher latitude ecosystems, they engage in innovative interactions with local […]

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15 effects of climate change on marine fishes

As climate change continues to ravage our natural systems, ocean warming and acidification pose a greater and greater and threat to marine organisms. Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken discusses the impacts of warming and acidification to that very over-looked group of marine creatures – fish. While much attention has been paid attention to coral reefs, oysters and […]

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EI member wins Future Fellowship

Environment Institute member Assoc. prof. Ivan Nagelkerken was recently announced as a winner of a Future Fellowship for funding commencing in 2012 by the Australian Research Council. Ivan’s project title is ‘Ocean acidification and rising sea temperature: What happens to the fish?’ Congratulations are also awarded to the other 8 successful applicants from the University […]

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