News tagged with natural ecosystems

Volcanic vents preview future ocean habitats

A world-first underwater study of fish in their natural environment by University of Adelaide marine ecologists has shown how predicted ocean acidification from climate change will devastate temperate marine habitats and ...

dateAug 10, 2015 in Environment
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Location matters in the lowland Amazon

You know the old saying: Location, location, location? It turns out that it applies to the Amazon rainforest, too. New work from Carnegie's Greg Asner illustrates a hidden tapestry of chemical variation across the lowland ...

dateMay 25, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Large parks key to city success

Cities should feature compact development alongside large, contiguous green spaces to maximize benefits of urban ecosystems to humans, research led by the University of Exeter has concluded.

dateSep 01, 2015 in Environment
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Almost 80 species scavenge hunting remains worldwide

Human activities such as livestock farming, fishing or hunting yearly waste tons of food into natural ecosystems. A large part of this anthropogenic food is provided as carrion and subsidizes a wide range of vertebrate species. ...

dateAug 04, 2015 in Ecology
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