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Marine heatwaves a clear and present threat to our oceans

March 5, 2019 8:09 am Published by Comments Off on Marine heatwaves a clear and present threat to our oceans

The increase in frequency and intensity of ocean heatwaves over the past 30 years has had profound impacts on certain marine ecosystems and significantly impacted the industries that depend on them. According to new research in Nature Climate Change, marine heatwaves are now a clear and present threat to global biodiversity.

Search for the golden coral

December 7, 2018 4:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Search for the golden coral

PhD student Jess Hargreaves along with chief investigator Nerilie Abram travelled to Christmas Island to retrieve coral cores that contained more than 200-years worth of detail on sea-levels and rainfall.