Tag climate change

Surviving the Polar Night – How the FOODBANCS Project Changed Antarctic Ecology

When we think of Antarctica, an expansive, frozen wasteland is usually what comes to mind. Perhaps this image is justified; Antarctica is an ice-covered continent, spanning 14,200,000 km2 with average temperatures ranging from -10 °C to -60 °C from the… Continue Reading →

A Macabre Milestone – Another Mass Coral Bleaching Event on the Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching is quickly becoming one of the most infamous effects of global warming and poses a threat to temperate and tropical coral species worldwide. In fact, coral reefs are so susceptible to changing climatic conditions that the 2018 IPCC… Continue Reading →

A New Home – Melting Glaciers Could Provide More Pacific Salmon Habitat

Melting ice caps is just one consequence of global warming and has the potential to affect ecosystems all over the world. Habitat loss, sea level rise, and Arctic amplification are just some of the hazardous results of polar melting. However,… Continue Reading →

Scientists Discover a New Hope for Antarctic Fish

The Southern Ocean envelops the Antarctic continent and is comprised of all global ocean waters south of 60°S latitude. The Southern Ocean is home to the greatest ocean current, the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC), which holds 150 times more water… Continue Reading →

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