Global seafood supply threatened by climate change, ocean acidification

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Climate change and ocean acidification aggravated by overfishing and habitat destruction will lead to a decline in fisheries across the world should nations fail to combat climate change and address sustainability of marine living resources, according to a new scientific report.   The report entitled, “Predicting Future Oceans: Climate Change, Read More …

Researchers find treasure trove of unique, threatened animals in Philippine forest

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Palawan, an island-province of the Philippines near Borneo, is home to many species of plants and animals found nowhere else in the world. Considered the Philippines’ “last biodiversity frontier” by many researchers and conservation groups, Palawan still holds about 45 percent of its original forest cover, much of which is old Read More …

Great Barrier Reef not “in danger”, says UNESCO world heritage report

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World’s largest coral reef system, the Great Barrier Reef, remains on the United Nations World Heritage list after a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organization (UNESCO) issued its draft decision this week, declaring the reef as not “in danger”. The draft decision acknowledges the strong response of the Australian and Read More …