Science Current Events | Science News | Brightsurf.com
 

Recent Ecosystem Current Events

Recent Ecosystem Current Events - the latest Ecosystem news stories, articles, research and discoveries.
Sort By: Ecosystem Current Events (Best Match) | Most Viewed Ecosystem Current Events

Shifting bird distribution indicates a changing Arctic
Shifts in the distribution of Spectacled Eiders, a predatory bird at the top of the Bering Sea's benthic food web, indicate possible changes in the Arctic's marine ecosystem, according to new research in The Condor: Ornithological Applications. View News Article (2016-06-01)


Ecosystems with many and similar species can handle tougher environmental disturbances
How sensitive an ecosystem is to unforeseen environmental stress can be determined, according to Daniel Bruno, previous visiting researcher at UmeĆ„ University.  View News Article (2016-05-26)


Coral bleaching 'lifeboat' could be just beneath the surface
A report commissioned by the United Nations and co-authored by the University of Sydney's UNESCO Chair in Marine Science offers a glimmer of hope to those managing the impact of bleaching on the world's coral reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef.  View News Article (2016-05-25)


Poaching of old forest elephant matriarchs threatens rainforests
Scientists working for the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Stirling, and the Amboseli Trust for Elephants say that the high levels of poaching forest elephants will result in a loss of the oldest, wisest matriarchs, who are living libraries of their vast rainforest domain.  View News Article (2016-05-13)


Study shows cloud patterns reveal species habitat
Much of Earth's biodiversity is concentrated in areas where not enough is known about species habitats and their wider distributions, making management and conservation a challenge.  View News Article (2016-04-18)


Western lifestyle spells the end of biodiversity
Contrary to what many economists suggest (see, for example, an article in The Economist entitled Hang On, published in September 2013) "development is not always good for Nature", a biologist at Tomsk State University argues. It is broadly accepted that biodiversity and the ecosystem are both fundamental to sustaining humanity and life on Earth, but in recent centuries they have been... View News Article (2016-04-05)


Biological field stations: Keeping a pulse on our planet
A recent BioScience paper provides the first comprehensive inventory of the world's biological field stations. Its authors report 1,268 stations are operating in 120 countries -- from the tropics to the tundra, monitoring terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems. View News Article (2016-03-21)


Mercury rising?
Gold mining in California in the 19th century was a boon for the state's economy but not so much for the environment. Mining left a protracted legacy that impacts the natural landscape even today.  View News Article (2016-03-21)


Study: Ozone does not necessarily promote decline of natural ecosystems
Environmental scientists at the University of Virginia have found that surface ozone, an abundant chemical known to be toxic to many species of vegetation and to humans, does not necessarily inhibit the productivity of natural ecosystems.  View News Article (2016-02-26)


Study of tundra soil demonstrates vulnerability of ecosystem to climate warming
Findings from one of the first comprehensive field studies by a collaborative team of researchers demonstrate the active layer microbiome of tundra soil was significantly altered after only 1.5 years of experimental warming--a rapid response demonstrating high sensitivity of this ecosystem to warming.  View News Article (2016-02-23)

Sort By: Ecosystem Current Events (Best Match) | Most Viewed Ecosystem Current Events
© 2016 BrightSurf.com