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
New research published in Nature finds coral reef fish respond directly to warming
Climate change has asymmetrical effects on grazing across tropical and temperate oceans explains Ryan Pearson
We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow in Aquatic Ecology to work on wetlands science and environmental accounting. The person will be supervised by Dr Chris Brown and work with Dr Mark Kennard and Professor Rod Connolly to bring together two projects. This is a 2 year position. Applications close 30th July. Apply here, read more […]
The impacts of pollution can be measured by looking at the types of habitats on coral reefs.
The 19th annual meeting of the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON) took place at the beautiful Lake Mohonk, about 150 km north of New York City. Here is a report from Dr Marieke Frassl and Man Xiao
“New Zealand was paving the way for the creation of protected marine areas, however after 30 years of establishment the country is falling behind” explains Laura Griffiths.
A new project aims to help manage coastal ecosystems that are threatened by cumulative impacts
Migratory species face a double jeopardy from climate change
By Dr Wade Hadwen Australian Rivers Institute and Griffith Climate Change Response Program Anthropogenically-forced climate change represents a major challenge to both the human and natural world. Given the rate of change and the inertia in the global climate system, there is a pressing need to address the major challenges that climate change poses – […]