Marine heatwaves are becoming longer and more frequent. A global assessment of marine heatwaves has concluded that they have “the capacity to restructure entire ecosystems and disrupt the provision of ecological goods and services in the coming decades".
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Marine & Antarctic Studies Seminar: Seaweed and seagrass in the future ocean: impacts, opportunities and solutionsMarch 11, 2019 4:30 pm Leave your thoughts
Coastal ecosystems such as seagrass beds and seaweed communities are facing rapidly changing ocean conditions due to ocean warming, ocean acidification and eutrophication. The three speakers will talk about different approaches to understand the effects that the projected future ocean conditions will have on seaweeds and seagrasses, including omics techniques and field and laboratory based experiments. The speakers will also discuss opportunities to utilise marine macrophytes to mitigate impacts of climate change and salmon aquaculture and highlight how current research... View Article