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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┬áthis week. This trend, although not […]

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A new measure for species extinction threat.

A new index has been developed to help conservationists better understand how close species are to extinction. The index, developed by a team of Australian researchers from the University of Adelaide and James Cook University, is called SAFE (Species Ability to Forestall Extinction). The SAFE index builds on previous studies into the minimum population sizes […]

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