News tagged with protected areas

Climate change requires new conservation models

A threatened tree species in Alaska could serve as a model for integrating ecological and social research methods in efforts to safeguard species that are vulnerable to climate change effects and human activity.

dateOct 15, 2015 in Ecology
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Restoring ocean health

More than a decade ago, California established marine protected areas (MPAs) in state waters around the northern Channel Islands off the coast of Santa Barbara. Several years later, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...

dateSep 16, 2015 in Ecology
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DNA sequencing used to identify thousands of fish eggs

Using DNA sequencing, researchers have accurately painted a clear picture of fish spawning activities in a marine protected area (MPA) and have created a baseline for continuing studies on the effects of climate variability ...

dateAug 26, 2015 in Ecology
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