If there is too much sediment and nutrients, delivered by floods from land-based erosion, algal blooms can occur that have negative effects on the Great Barrier Reef
“Arctic rivers are some of the most pristine in the world and supply 11% of the world’s river flow, but they are rapidly changing due to climate change and other human impacts” says Dr Ryan Burrows from the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University.
Climate change has asymmetrical effects on grazing across tropical and temperate oceans explains Ryan Pearson
May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity and researchers at the Australian Rivers Institute are trying to better protect freshwater biodiversity
In the Paris Agreement, mangroves in Mexico were measured as terrestrial forests and the large stocks of carbon in their soils were not included.
By Dr Ryan Burrows This Wednesday is the International Day of Forests. Forests are so important for humanity and the planet that the United Nations General Assembly declared that 21 March of each year is to be observed as the International Day of Forests. Forests have many benefits. They are home to 80% of the […]
Groundwater is being extracted at unsustainable levels worldwide but we still don’t fully understand the implications for the life that depends on this diminishing water source. But our research is changing this explains Dr Ryan Burrows
Dr Lu explains new research that suggests aquatic plants play a role in toxic algal blooms