Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed - writes the Sydney Morning Herald. Read the full story here.
The Washington Post writes: Something odd is happening in Northern Pacific waters: They're heating up. In fact, it hasn't been this warm in parts of the Gulf of Alaska for this long since researchers began tracking surface water temperatures in the 1980s... Read the full article here.
Warming water temperatures due to climate change could expand the range of many native species of tropical fish, including the invasive and poisonous lionfish, according to a study of 40 species along rocky and artificial reefs off North Carolina, writes Science Daily. Read more about this research here.
While the the idea of having a tropical reef on Sydney's doorstep sounds attractive, the reality is that climate change is not good news for the temperate reefs and life of Sydney's Harbour. Read the full story published on The Conversation here.
Check out this article in the Malacological Society of Australia newsletter about the recent sightings of argonauts (paper nautilus) in southeastern Tasmania in Autumn 2014.