News tagged with barrier

Coral-devouring seastar thrives in warming ocean

An Australasian research team that includes a University of Otago marine scientist has found that rising sea surface temperatures could help promote outbreaks of crown-of-thorns seastars (COTS) that have ...

Feb 13, 2015
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Return to the Great Barrier Reef

As part of the shallow and deep reef teams' last deployment for 2014, we have just finished re-visiting sites on the Great Barrier Reef that we first surveyed back in October 2012. In partnership with the ...

Jan 14, 2015
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Climate change threatens red knot population

In December, the red knot was added to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's list of endangered and threatened wildlife, making it the first bird whose listing identifies climate change as a principal threat ...

Jan 06, 2015
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