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Crime scene on the Great Barrier Reef

Crime scene on the Great Barrier Reef | Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Bright yellow tape reading "CRIME SCENE - DO NOT CROSS" probably isn't the first thing you'd expect to see while out on a scuba dive.
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Coral Reefs & Climate Change

http://www.earthtouch.tv/ It's a cautionary tale with a twist. Unless we do more to protect them, coral reefs could become extinct by 2050 due to pollution &...
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'Climate change' killed off mammoths

'Climate change' killed off mammoths | Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Researchers have found the strongest evidence yet that climate change rather than humans was the main factor that drove the woolly mammoth to extinction.
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Gorgeous Pic of a Coral Reef ... FROM SPACE - Slate Magazine (blog)

Gorgeous Pic of a Coral Reef ... FROM SPACE - Slate Magazine (blog) | Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Gorgeous Pic of a Coral Reef ... FROM SPACE
Slate Magazine (blog)
Luca Parmitano is an Italian astronaut currently on board the International Space Station, sailing over the world at a height of 415 kilometers (257 miles).
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Is this sustainable?

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Michelle White's comment, September 11, 2013 1:55 AM
No!
Carter Kristek's curator insight, November 8, 2013 3:58 PM

C: This picture is taken by an astronaut currently on the ISS. Sept. 11th

R: It is relevant because it gives a diffrent perspective on the coral reef.

A: The article is given ethos because it is take by the ISS which is globaly recognized as a honest institution

A: The information is very accrate because it is just a picture with a description.

P:The purpose is to get a better view of how the coral reef looks from teh sky.

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Plankton Will Suffer as Oceans Warm

Plankton Will Suffer as Oceans Warm | Ecosystems | Scoop.it
By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network
Fish and other species will be affected by rising temperatures in the oceans, which will slow the growth of the plankton which is the base of most marine food webs.

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Dams destabilize river food webs: Lessons from the Grand Canyon

Dams destabilize river food webs: Lessons from the Grand Canyon | Ecosystems | Scoop.it
Managing fish in human-altered rivers is a challenge because their food webs are sensitive to environmental disturbance. So reports a new study based on an exhaustive three-year analysis of the Colorado River in Glen and Grand Canyons.

Via Maria Nunzia @Varvera
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