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Likely increase in coral thermal tolerance at a Pacific archipelago

Coral reefs are remarkable ecosystems estimated to harbour over a quarter of all marine biodiversity. They create habitat for seafood species that in turn provide protein for millions of people, support coastal tourism and fisheries and protect coastal communities from storms and flooding. Yet, reef-building... click to read more

  • Liam Lachs | PhD candidate at Newcastle University
Views 1115
Reading time 3 min
published on Dec 29, 2023
Earth’s large lakes are shrinking

Lakes are a crucial source of Earth's freshwater, providing various ecosystem and socioeconomic services. They offer water and food supply, habitats for waterbirds, nutrient cycling, recreational activities, navigation, and hydropower generation. The usesof lakes are heavily influenced by their water volumes, which can be affected... click to read more

Views 1381
Reading time 3 min
published on Dec 27, 2023
The loss of our glaciers over the 21st century: a future we can control

Glaciers around the globe share with us a story of rapid change. Many are shrinking at a pace that is unprecedented since observations began, providing powerful indicators of global warming. The observed glacier changes reveal the impact that our greenhouse gas emissions have on even... click to read more

  • David Rounce | Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Regine Hock | Professor at University of Oslo; University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Fabien Maussion | Associate Professor at University of Innsbruck
Views 1391
Reading time 4 min
published on Sep 29, 2023
Of Microbes and Megastorms

When you think of living creatures, the first things that come to mind are probably lush plants and big animals. However, most lifeforms on Earth are microscopic, and for most of the Earth’s history, such microbes ruled the planet. Plants and animals have only been... click to read more

Views 1105
Reading time 3.5 min
published on Aug 7, 2023
Agriculture and climate change driving worldwide insect declines

Insects are critical for the functioning of life on earth. They support the provisioning of a wide variety of ecosystem services including pollination, pest control and decomposition. Therefore, the growing number of peer-reviewed studies publishing reports of steep insect declines should be of pressing concern.... click to read more

Views 1107
Reading time 3 min
published on Aug 2, 2023