News tagged with coastal development

Australia's coastal wetlands 'need room to move'

(Phys.org)—As sea levels climb, Australia's coastal wetlands will be increasingly trapped between urban development on land and the rising ocean, imperilling the survival of their unique plants, birds and fish, leading ...

dateJan 14, 2013 in Environment
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China boom savages coral reefs, study finds

China's economic boom has seen its coral reefs shrink by at least 80 percent over the past 30 years, a joint Australian study found, with researchers describing "grim" levels of damage and loss.

dateDec 27, 2012 in Environment
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Grandma is one happy Hippocampus

(Phys.org)—Our understanding of the population dynamics, longevity and reproductive habits of the seahorse species Hippocampus whitei (White's Seahorse) has been significantly expanded thanks to newly ...

dateSep 07, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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New book inspires children to protect dugongs

Australia's children are being enlisted in the fight to save dugongs from the multiple threats of coastal development, climate change, and environmental pollution, thanks to the creative mind of marine biologist Dr Mariana ...

dateJul 11, 2012 in Environment
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