marine heatwaves

a kangaroo with joey stands amid a burnt out forrest

Three chief authors of the State of the Environment Report provide its key findings. While it’s a sobering read, there are a few bright spots.

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Might soft corals withstand marine heatwaves better than their reef-building cousins?

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Marine heatwaves have led to major economic losses around the world, a new study shows – and researchers say we need global action to ease the impacts of extreme warming events on ocean life.

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A technique developed by UNSW Sydney marine biologists promises to efficiently identify which of Australia’s soft coral species are most vulnerable to global warming.

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Marine heatwaves have increased over the past century as a direct result of warming oceans, with significant impacts on biodiversity, fisheries, tourism and aquaculture.