A surprising finding about anoles and climate change – Washington Post story here.
This week an intriguing study came out in Science demonstrating with very conclusive findings that both coral and fish juveniles prefer to be in water that is more typical of a healthy as opposed to a degraded reef (pdf here).
Coral reefs that are degraded have a substantially greater proportion of weedy algae on them than coral themselves. These algae are […]
Some stories you may have missed over Christmas….
10 insular Biodiversity hotspots investigated in this study. Numbers indicate the number of islands included in the study from each region. A total of 4450 islands! Figure taken from Bellard et al […]
I’ve been traveling in England to serve as examiner for a Ph.D. defense,
but back up and running now. Gave me a lot of time to read up on
the sextennial Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report
(the official press […]