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Climate Change

A cat of all trades

Credit: Photo by Brutus Östling Large carnivores are generally sensitive to ecosystem changes because their specialized diet and position at the top of the trophic pyramid is associated with small population sizes. This in turn leads…

Rare bee found after 100 years

Rainforest degradation, wildfire reducing speciesCredit: James Dorey Photography A widespread field search for a rare Australian native bee not recorded for almost a century has found it's been there all along - but is probably…

Getting ahead of climate change

Earth observation data could help the humanitarian community reduce the destruction of natural disastersCredit: Nauman et al. As climate change increases the occurrence of catastrophic natural disasters around the world,…

Belowground biodiversity in motion

Global change alters microbial life in soils - and thereby its ecological functionsCredit: S. Piyaset - AdobeStock Soil microorganisms play a critical role in the survival of life-sustaining ecosystems and, consequently, human…