Adriana Verges

Protest sign reading 'There is no Planet B'

How do we put climate change back on the agenda during a pandemic? Scientists and science communicators helped answer this question during National Science Week.

Operation Posidonia

A beautiful seagrass is endangered in parts of NSW, but a team of “underwater gardeners” led by a UNSW marine ecologist is working to stem its decline.

Adriana Vergés | UNSW Emerging Thought Leader Prize Winner 2019

Associate Professor Adriana Vergés has been awarded the 2019 UNSW Emerging Thought Leader Prize for her creative and inspiring leadership in marine ecology.

Adriana Verges Emerging Thought Leader

Associate Professor Adriana Vergés is recognised for her creative and persuasive leadership in the public interest.

Emerging Thought Leader finalists 2019

Next generation of UNSW leaders named as finalists for inaugural prize.

Sea horses are among the marine animals that depend on the sea grasses for habitat.

On this year’s International Day of Biodiversity, we are showcasing some of our scientists who are working to safeguard our ecosystems – both far away and close to home.

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Changes in the distribution of land, marine and freshwater species as a result of climate change are affecting human wellbeing around the world, posing new health risks, economics threats and conflicts over resources.

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The influx of tropical fish due to climate change spells trouble for our kelp forests.

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Cool-water kelp forests are vanishing, eaten by tropical species moving south on warming waters, write Adriana Vergés, Peter Steinberg and Thomas Wernberg.

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Tropical rabbitfish devastating algal forests in the eastern Mediterranean Sea pose a major threat to the entire sea basin if their distribution continues to expand as the climate warms, a UNSW-led study warns.

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