Category Archives: Endangered invertebrate species surveys

Climate change and the collapse of marine food chains

"We know relatively little about how climate change will affect the marine environment," said Sean Connell, a professor in ecology and environmental science at the University of Adelaide, according to Science Alert. "Until now, there has been almost total reliance on qualitative reviews and perspectives of potential global change. Where quantitative assessments exist, they typically focus … Continue reading Climate change and the collapse of marine food chains

Evolutionary and ecological changes in zooplankton

An assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington has received a $220,000 National Science Foundation Long-Term Ecological Research grant to examine zooplankton in freshwater ecosystems in Alaska and Wisconsin. Dr. Matthew Walsh, a UT-Arlington biologist, will run various tests on zooplankton habitats in over 20 lakes to better document, understand and predict how … Continue reading Evolutionary and ecological changes in zooplankton