A new study finds that warming Atlantic temperatures could increase the range of invasive species. The data used in this study is critical in detecting and projecting climate-associated impacts and community shifts, researchers say - writes Science Daily. Read the 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.
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.