Research just in reveals that extreme events from climate change (2011-2017) have damaged 45% of Australia’s coastal habitats, including coral reefs, mangroves, kelp forests and seagrass. These habitats provide food and shelter for a huge range of marine and estuarine species, including large fish, turtles and dugongs. Vital for fisheries, these key habitats are also used and much … Continue reading Australia suffers not only the loss of coral reefs.
The is quite a bit of buzz today about recent research that quantifies how much whaling has – and is – contributing to atmospheric carbon. The focus needs to be broadened beyond whales. Ocean habitats are continually overlooked by the global community as viable sites of carbon sequestration. Continue reading Whales Store Some Carbon, Oceans Store Loads of It