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Atlantic cod larvae vulnerable to ocean acidification

December 14th, 2011 by Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences

Fish stocks are not only threatened by over-fishing. An international research group led by the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR) has found evidence for potentially harmful effects the increasing acidification of the oceans may have on larvae of commercially important fish species such as cod. The study, ‘Severe tissue damage in Atlantic cod larvae […]

New technique could help solve mystery of vanishing bees

March 26th, 2011 by British Ecological Society

Ecologists have developed a better way of rearing bee larvae in the laboratory that could help discover why honey bee populations worldwide are declining. The technique, together with details of how statistics adapted from other areas of ecology can aid bee research, is in the paper, ‘Honey bee risk assessment: New approaches for in vitro […]