TAG: marine biodiversity

Reef life decline following a decade of ocean warming

Dangers are lurking beneath the sea, but its not what you think. Our marine life may be out of sight, but it does not mean it is out of trouble. The majority of Australian shallow-reef species experienced steep population declines between 2008 and 2021, reports a study published in Nature this week. This trend, although not […]

Posted in Climate Change, Evolution and Climate, Faculty of Sciences Engineering and Technology, News, paper, School of Biological Sciences, threatened species | Tagged , , , , , , , |

Leave a comment

Ocean warming threatens richest marine biodiversity

An international team of scientists led by researchers from the University of Adelaide has revealed that rates of future warming threaten marine life in more than 70 per cent of the most biodiverse-rich areas of Earth’s oceans. “Our research shows that locations with exceptionally high marine biodiversity are the most exposed to future oceanic warming, […]

Posted in Climate Change, Environment Institute, News, School of Biological Sciences | Tagged , , , , , |

Comments Off on Ocean warming threatens richest marine biodiversity

PUBLIC SEMINAR: Ecology and Evolution Series – Summer #4

For this series, we’re exploring global problems and local solutions in ‘Adapting to extreme weather in our changing world’. You are welcome to join us for the fourth Ecology and Evolution Summer Series public event. In this seminar we explore how one of Australia’s favourite native flowers are being impacted by climate change and how […]

Posted in Environment Institute | Tagged , , , , , , |

Comments Off on PUBLIC SEMINAR: Ecology and Evolution Series – Summer #4