“I’m very worried about acidification. Some coral species will substitute for others, but if you lose table corals and tall branching corals, most of nooks and crannies – the hiding places for juvenile fish – will disappear. And it’ll directly affect humans being because fish stocks will be affected.”
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What seemed like a landfill of plastic in kelp, catapulted me into photographic obsession (about 200 frames shot). I lost track of time while I stooped and bent my body to find the right way to capture this polyester moment. Eventually several curious people asked “ What are you photographing?”
Plastic linked to metals in seabirds The University of Tasmania Monday, 03 February 2014 New research by the University of Tasmania has examined the toxic effects of seabirds ingesting marine plastic pollution and population decline. UTAS’ Institute for Marine and… Read More ›
The most threatened species in the shark and ray Class are the sawfishes; all the world’s species are classified by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) as Critically Endangered. The US population of smalltooth sawfish has declined by an estimated 99% while European sawfish are assumed extinct.
A new strategy to reduce fatal shark attacks is being implemented in Western Australia with baits being set and killing zones designated near popular beaches. The State Government is creating zones along beaches in Perth and the south-west where sharks… Read More ›
Published 11 December 2013 Science Leave a Comment Proteomic response of marine invertebrate larvae to ocean acidification and hypoxia during metamorphosis and calcification Calcifying marine invertebrates with complex life cycles are particularly at risk to climate changes as they undergo an… Read More ›