Marine scientists use JeDI to create world's first global jellyfish database
An international study, led by the University of Southampton, has led to the creation of the world's first global database of jellyfish records to map jellyfish populations in the oceans.
Amazon rainforest survey could improve carbon offset schemes
(Phys.org) —Carbon offsetting initiatives could be improved with new insights into the make-up of tropical forests.
Wildlife response to climate change is likely underestimated, experts warn
Analyzing thousands of breeding bird surveys sent in by citizen scientists across the western United States and Canada over 35 years, wildlife researchers report that most of the 40 songbird species they ...
French islands under threat from rising sea levels
By the year 2100, global warming will have caused sea levels to rise by 1 to 3 meters. This will strongly affect islands, their flora, fauna and inhabitants. A team of researchers from the Ecologie, systématique et évolution ...
Epic ocean voyages of coral larvae revealed
A new computer simulation conducted at the University of Bristol (UB) and University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science has revealed the epic, ocean-spanning journeys travelled ...
Lizards facing mass extinction, new research suggests
(Phys.org) —Climate change could lead to dozens of species of lizards becoming extinct within the next 50 years, according to new research.
60 million years in the making and in need of protection
More marine sanctuaries are the best way to protect Western Australia's unique marine biodiversity, according to an international collaboration led by The University of Western Australia.
Ozone hole UV impacting marine life: study
(Phys.org) -- Ultraviolet radiation has caused a steep increase in deaths among marine animals and plants, according to an international team including scientists at the Oceans Institute of The University ...