The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) has today release alarming figures showing our nation’s most loved creature is in rapid decline. Since 2018, there has been an estimated 30% decline in Koalas across Australia,...
It has been known for some time that seagrass meadows absorb nutrients and are thus able to prevent over-fertilization and algal blooms. In addition, their important role as a marine carbon sink is also increasingly being recognized, which means they can minimise the greenhouse effect.
Climate change may erode frogs' ability to withstand road salt pollution, according to researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Across the globe, there has been an increase in the conflict between the recovering seal and sea lion population and fishing communities. A new study offers an exclusive outline of this conflict, specifically from the perspective of fishermen. It also offers a solution relevant to several fishing communities worldwide.
A novel scientific framework to consistently understand, plan, establish, evaluate and monitor ocean protection in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) developed by an international team of scientists including Ellen Pikitch, PhD, of Stony Brook University, is published in Science.
The deforestation of the tropical rainforests is progressing unstoppably. According to scientists at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), these forests are becoming fragmented at a higher rate than expected.
The LSU College of the Coast & Environment, or CC&E, is leading a team of researchers that has been awarded $922,033 from the National Science Foundation to conduct ground-breaking research to identify how climate change will impact one of Florida's most iconic fisheries, the Florida stone crab.
An endangered seagrass which supports seahorses, blue swimmer crabs and fish like snapper is being successfully rehabilitated thanks to the help of citizen scientists and UNSW scientists.
Warming oceans have driven the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale population from its traditional and protected habitat, exposing the animals to more lethal ship strikes, disastrous commercial fishing entanglements and greatly reduced calving rates.
Managing a strategically placed 30% of land for conservation could safeguard 70% of all considered terrestrial plant and vertebrate animal species, while simultaneously conserving more than 62% of the world's above and below ground vulnerable carbon, and 68% of all clean water.