Ecology, The Environment and Conservation

This complex theme deals primarily with interactions between organisms and the environmental factors that impact them, but to a greater extent between individual inanimate environmental factors.

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New method verifies carbon capture in concrete

Confirming CO2 origins could be useful for emissions trading. Carbon capture is essential to reduce the impact of human carbon dioxide emissions on our climate. Researchers at the University of…

Deep-sea mining and warming trigger stress in a midwater jellyfish

GEOMAR study investigates effects of sediment plumes. The deep sea is home to one of the largest animal communities on earth which is increasingly exposed to environmental pressures. However, our…

AI-powered crab gender identification

Revolutionizing fishery management and conservation… Deep learning model developed by researchers outperform human fishermen in correctly identifying the gender of horsehair crabs. When winter comes to Japan, fishermen in the…

Climate change in the North Atlantic can be seen in the deep ocean

North Atlantic circulation reduced little Ice Age cooling. Evidence of climate change in the North Atlantic during the last 1,000 years can be seen in the deep ocean, according to…

Microplastics in soil

Tomography with neutrons and X-rays shows where particles are deposited. It is a real problem: Microplastic particles are everywhere. Now a team from the University of Potsdam and HZB has…

Ocean acidification in the Mediterranean

…is already affecting the calcification of marine plankton. The acidification of the oceans caused by human activity is already altering the production of marine plankton shells in the Mediterranean Sea….

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