Nature Climate Change

Heatwaves in the ocean—a risk to ecosystems?

Marine ecosystems are responsible for about half of global annual primary production and more than one billion people rely on fish as their primary protein source. Latest studies show that enormous warm water bubbles in the ...

dateSep 19, 2016 in Environment
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Computing the ocean's true colors

When she was 17, Stephanie Dutkiewicz set sail from her native South Africa to the Caribbean islands. Throughout a three-month journey, she noticed that the color of the ocean shifted from place to place, but it wasn't until ...

dateSep 16, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Detecting forest fragility with satellites

In recent decades, forests in different parts of the world have suffered sudden massive tree mortality. Now an international team of scientists led by researchers from Wageningen University in the Netherlands has found a ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Environment
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