News - 11 Dec 2019
As the cut flower industry reaches one of its most active periods, a new study by researchers from RMIT has revealed that the water-absorbing green floral foam used by florists can lead to...
News - 6 Nov 2019
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The negative impact of climate change on wild animals has become clearer as scientists find evidence uncovering that in response to environmental...
News - 2 Sep 2016
A new marine biodiversity study in one of the largest Marine Protected Areas in the world reveals the impact of environmental change on subantarctic seabed animals and answers big questions about the...
News - 22 Jun 2016
Scientists at James Cook University (JCU) have discovered a method to anticipate whether or not a mammal can survive a drought. A team of scientists, headed by Dr Tasmin Rymer from JCU, have created a...
News - 1 Mar 2016
Until now, the link between rising water temperatures and higher mortality rates in aquatic animals was a bit of a chicken-and-egg situation.
Are they dying because they're unable to absorb...
News - 10 Feb 2016
Since about 25 years, animal species in West and Central Africa are no longer being hunted solely for the purpose of local self-sufficiency, but increasingly also for sale in urban areas several...
News - 18 Dec 2015
The key to helping animals evolve quickly in response to climate change could actually be their predators, according to a new UBC study.
The study is one of the first to show that species...
News - 4 Sep 2015
Although most of the world's biodiversity is below ground, surprisingly little is known about how it affects ecosystems or how it will be affected by climate change. A new study demonstrates that...
News - 20 Aug 2015
Stronger winds forecast as a result of climate change could impact on populations of wild animals, by affecting how well they can feed, a study of seabirds suggests.
Research into a common UK...
News - 5 Jun 2015
Modern mountain climbers typically carry tanks of oxygen to help them reach the summit. It's the combination of physical exertion and lack of oxygen at high altitudes that creates one of the...