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Life Goes On: Scientists Find No Fundamental Changes to Marine Ecosystems After Cataclysmic Mass Extinction

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Life Goes On: Scientists Find No Fundamental Changes to Marine Ecosystems After Cataclysmic Mass Extinction

Source: Phys.org/University of Leeds - October 20, 2017

One of the largest global mass extinctions did not fundamentally change marine ecosystems, scientists have found.

An international team of scientists, including Dr Alex Dunhill more…

The Sixth Mass Extinction of Life on Earth Predicted by the Year 2100

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The Sixth Mass Extinction of Life on Earth Predicted by the Year 2100

Source: Phys.org/Massachusetts Institute of Technology - September 22, 2017

In the past 540 million years, the Earth has endured five mass extinction events, each involving processes that upended the normal cycling of carbon through more…

Diversifying Catch Means More Stable Income for Fishermen

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Diversifying Catch Means More Stable Income for Fishermen

Source: Phys.org/University of Washington - September 20, 2017

Catching a diversity of fish species—instead of specializing—means more stable income for fishers.

For people who make a living by harvesting natural resources, income volatility is a more…

The Need for a Coral Vault Seems More Urgent After Hurricane Irma, Especially With Jose and Katia Bearing Down

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The Need for a Coral Vault Seems More Urgent After Hurricane Irma, Especially With Jose and Katia Bearing Down

Source: Hakai Magazine/Sophie Yeo - September 13, 2017

In a laboratory on a narrow patch of land in the Florida Keys, marine biologists were collecting tiny fragments of living corals and storing them more…