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Marine Biology
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 Australia

Phone: +61 8 8303 4458
Facsimile: +61 8 8303 4364

News & Events

Marine Biology Program news and events:

  • Podcast: Impact of rising CO2 levels on global marine food chain
    Marine ecologist Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute recently spoke with Steve Herman in a radio interview on VOA-Asia News about his research into the impacts of rising carbon dioxide levels and...
    Thu, 19 Nov 2015 14:30:52 +1030
  • Media release: Sharks’ hunting ability destroyed under climate change
    The hunting ability and growth of sharks will be dramatically impacted by increased CO2 levels and warmer oceans expected by the end of the century, a University of Adelaide study has found. Published in the journal Scientific Reports, marine ecologist...
    Mon, 16 Nov 2015 09:12:20 +1030
  • Protecting Australia’s marine biodiversity
    Meet research scientist Dr Sarah Catalano, featured in the University of Adelaide’s new research blog. Sarah’s research relates to marine parasitology and molecular evolution. Her PhD undertaken at the University of Adelaide has added an abundance of k...
    Wed, 11 Nov 2015 14:25:17 +1030
  • The oceans are changing too fast for marine life to keep up
    Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute recently wrote an article for The Conversation discussing the results of a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. The study that he...
    Mon, 19 Oct 2015 10:15:43 +1030
  • Media release: Global marine analysis suggests food chain collapse
    A world-first global analysis of marine responses to climbing human CO2 emissions has painted a grim picture of future fisheries and ocean ecosystems. Published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), marine ecologi...
    Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:00:40 +1030
  • Review of human effects on ecological connectivity in aquatic ecosystems
    Professor Bronwyn Gillanders and Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute were among 17 scientists involved in an article published in Science of The Total Environment. The article entitled “Human eff...
    Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:55:54 +1030
  • Science in the pub
    Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken and Professor Bronwyn Gillanders from the Environment Institute represented the University of Adelaide at the latest Science in the Pub event – “Marine ecology: sea-ing the future?” held at the Avenues Tavern, Stepn...
    Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:03:15 +0930
  • Inspire Australia Research Competition
    The Environment Institute congratulates PhD student, Tullio Rossi for receiving 3rd prize in the Inspire Australia Research Competition for his video, “Lost at sea”. Tullio is a marine biologist studying the effects of ocean acidification on fish behav...
    Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:26:38 +0930
  • New theory on ecosystem stability
    Professor Sean Connell and PhD student Giulia Ghedini from the University of Adelaide recently had a paper published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution, entitled “Resisting regime-shifts: the stabilising effect of compensatory processes“. This new pape...
    Mon, 21 Sep 2015 13:19:52 +0930
  • Underwater vents allow peek into the future
    Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken, a marine ecologist from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute was recently interviewed by WIRED about his research into ocean acidification. Carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere is being absorbe...
    Thu, 17 Sep 2015 13:51:20 +0930