Pharmaceutical and personal care product pollution is common in freshwaters throughout the US. Credit: AJ Reisinger Traditional toxicity testing underestimates the risk that pharmaceutical and personal care product pollution poses to freshwater ecosystems. Criteria that account for ecological disruption – not just organism death – are needed to protect surface […]

Aerial view of a bleached inshore Kimberley reef in April 2016. Credit: Dr Steeve Comeau Researchers from The University of Western Australia (UWA), ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, and Western Australian Marine Science Institution have examined the impact of the 2016 mass bleaching event on reefs in […]

Credit: Queensland University of Technology Timing of dredging is the key to helping preserve one of the world’s most productive and important ecosystems—seagrass meadows. Seagrass meadows are among themost underappreciated but most important ecosystems in the world Seagrasses are disappearing at the same rate as tropical rainforests and coral reefs […]