Tag Archives: habitat

Turn it down: noise threshold for marine development

Marine development for energy generation is on the rise which means an increase in construction of seabed infrastructure and pile driving to anchor energy generating systems such as turbines. Pile driving large hollow steel pipes into the sea floor creates … Continue reading

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Local ecosystem impacts from major developments could be irreversible

Research in desert environments has shown that ecosystems which suffer rapid and severe impacts from drought, climate, or land management decisions may not recover. Rapid changes to land use can reduce the opportunity for local species to adapt, and can … Continue reading

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Climate induced migration

As global temperatures rise, organisms fortunate enough to be mobile will travel to seek more hospitable habitats. Recent research at the University of York suggests that organisms are climbing (12.2 m per decade) and travelling (17.6 km per decade away … Continue reading

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