News: biodiversity

Ocean warming threatens richest marine biodiversity

An underwater photo of marine biodiversity, including fish and turtles.

An international team of scientists led by researchers from the University of Adelaide has revealed that rates of future warming threaten marine life in more than 70 per cent of the most biodiverse-rich areas of Earth’s oceans. 

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Symposium grows urban mini forest knowledge

Edwina Robinson smiles amongst a mini forest in Canberra.

The Miyawaki Miniforest movement, which connects biodiversity and community, will be the focus of a two-day symposium that brings together experts from across the world.

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On a mission to discover unknown Australian species

Insects image by Gordan Johnson from Pixabay.

Insect expert Dr Erinn Fagan-Jeffries from the University of Adelaide’s School of Biological Sciences, has thrown her support behind a new mission launched by the Australian Academy of Science’s Taxonomy Australia, to discover and document all unknown Australian species by 2050.

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Using the past to maintain future biodiversity

Jaguar

New research shows that safeguarding species and ecosystems and the benefits they provide for society against future climatic change requires effective solutions which can only be formulated from reliable forecasts.

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Past climate safe havens now most vulnerable

Fish and map of Indo-Pacific

The profound threat of future climate change to biodiversity demands that scientists seek ever more effective ways to identify the most vulnerable species, communities, and ecosystems.

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