Warming oceans are changing Australia’s fishing industry – CMS researchers published article in the Conversation

CMS Director Prof Gretta Pecl  and researchers Dr Alistair Hobday  and Dr Beth Fulton published an article in The Conversation featuring how warming oceans are changing Australia’s fishing industry. To read the whole article go to the link: https://theconversation.com/warming-oceans-are-changing-australias-fishing-industry-98301 The article is based on a recently published report by FAO on the…

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CMS Researcher at the 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans

CMS recently had several researchers attend and participate in the 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans. Talks by Our Director Professor Gretta Pecl and CSIRO and CMS researcher Dr Alistair Hobday were highlighted by NOAA leadership as highlights of the conference, read their…

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MEAM June issue highlights research of CMS members

The latest issue of MEAM (Marine Ecosystems and Management) is out now, and explores how weather and climate extremes are impacting ocean ecosystems and the latest climate change tools for decision-makers. Includes contributions from CMS Director Prof Gretta Pecl and CMS Research Scientist Alistair Hobday https://meam.openchannels.org/news/meam/skimmer-effects-climate-change-ocean-ecosystems-part-1-new-research-and-insights-how

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Paper published by CMS researchers in Science highlighted in an article about native knowledge

The paper “Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: impacts on ecosystems and human well-being” (Pecl et al 2017) published in Science by several CMS researchers was highlighted in the article “Native Knowledge: What Ecologists Are Learning from Indigenous People“, written by Jim Robbins and published at YaleEnvironment 360

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Climate ready: identifying adaptation preparedness in Australia’s State fisheries

Project outline and objectives: Long-term climate changes can have a range of potential effects, both positive and negative, on human economies and ecosystem services. Currently, Australian state fisheries management plans and practices do not explicitly consider the effects of long-term climate change, and management options appropriate for climate change remain…

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Rewiring marine food webs: predicting consequences of species distribution shifts on marine communities

Project outline and objectives: Accelerating environmental change is radically affecting the structure, resilience and productivity of coastal marine ecosystems at both regional and global scales. The project will combine global species distribution and trait databases, existing experimental data and new targeted field sampling to develop, test and apply an integrated…

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