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Rising Ocean Acidification Leads to Anxiety in Fish

A new research study combining marine physiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology has revealed a surprising outcome from increases of carbon dioxide uptake in...

Wildlife face ‘Armageddon’ as forests shrink

Species living in rainforest fragments could be far more likely to disappear than was previously assumed, according to an international team of scientists. In a...

Protecting world’s poor from climate change

The worst impacts of climate change on the world's poorest fishing communities can likely be avoided by careful management of the local environment and...

New study shows marine ‘networks’ can protect fish stocks

MIAMI -- University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science faculty were part of an international scientific team to show that strong links between the corals reefs of the South China Sea, West Pacific and Coral Triangle ...

Extinction predictor ‘will help protect coral reefs’

More than a third of coral reef fish species are in jeopardy of local extinction from the impacts of climate change on coral reefs, a new scientific study has found. (Local extinction refers to the loss of species from individual locations, while ...

Kenya’s fisheries management promotes species that grow larger and live longer

Marine conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society working in Kenya have found that better fisheries management that includes restricting fishing gear is producing more predatory and longer-lived species and is improving fishing even...

Turtle, dugongs ‘at risk under climate change’

The "turtle and dugong capital of the world", the northern Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and Torres Strait region, faces increased pressure under climate change from human actions such as fishing, hunting, onshore development and pollution. "Depletion...

Ending the oceans’ ‘tragedy of the commons’

Leading international marine scientists are proposing radical changes in the governance of the world's oceans to rescue them from overfishing, pollution and other human impacts. Based on a successful experiment in Chile, the researchers say a new ...

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