Deadly irukandji and box jellyfish invading Sydney Harbour because of climate change, scientists say
SCIENTISTS fear it is only a matter of time before deadly irukandji and box jellyfish move from northern Australia to invade Sydney Harbour as a result of climate change warming Australia’s east coast current. Read the full story here.
Ocean temperatures along the Central California coast experienced a "remarkable" warming period during the first three weeks of July, leading to unusual encounters with some fish species, writes the LA Times. Read the full article here.
A species of Antarctic fish might be able to survive the predicted warming of its native waters over the next century if the warming is gradual enough, according to a New Zealand scientist, writes NZ Week. Read the full article here.
Throughout the months of May and June each year, the otherwise rarely sighted slender sunfish (Ranzania laevis) have a tendency to strand themselves along Western Australia’s south coast but is this phenomena becoming more frequent?
Scientists are drawing attention to the services provided by the deep sea, the world’s largest environment, writes Science Daily about a review published in Biogeosciences. Read the full article here.
Newly arrived species mow down vegetation and upend local communities, writes National Geographic. Read the full article here.
A new study shows that when synchronized with El Niño/La Niña cycles, climate models accurately predict global surface warming, writes The Guardian newspaper. Read the full story here.
Atlantic salmon have a surprisingly good capacity to adjust to warmer temperatures that are being seen with climate change, a group of scientists at the University of Oslo and University of British Columbia have discovered, writes Science Daily. Read the full story here.