Nature Climate Change

Birds on the move

(Phys.org)—Over the past 60 years, areas that have a climate suitable for certain Australian bird species have shifted much faster than previously thought, and not exactly in the expected direction.

Sep 21, 2012
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Droughts could cause collapse of food webs

(Phys.org)—Critically low water levels in many rivers could lead to the partial collapse of food webs that support aquatic life, according to a study co-authored by a University of Leeds researcher.

Sep 11, 2012
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Forest mortality and climate change: The big picture

Over the past two decades, extensive forest death triggered by hot and dry climatic conditions has been documented on every continent except Antarctica. Forest mortality due to drought and heat stress is expected to increase ...

Sep 09, 2012
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Environmental behaviour

Promoting the financial benefits of car sharing can inhibit other pro-environmental behaviours, new research led by the University has shown.

Aug 22, 2012
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New tactics needed to save oceans from CO2 emissions

(Phys.org) -- A University of Queensland scientist is involved in an international collaboration that has proposed a new strategy for marine conservation, which involves unconventional, proactive tactics, in a paper published ...

Aug 20, 2012
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