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Urchins turn kelp forests into barrens wasteland


Ling, S, Urchins turn kelp forests into barrens wasteland, Nature World News (2014) [Media Interview]


Urchins are turning biodiverse kelp forests into barren wasteland, prompting scientists to explore ways to keep these ecosystems alive, new research describes.

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Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:sea urchins, overgrazing, kelp beds, ecosystem collapse, climate change
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
UTAS Author:Ling, S (Dr Scott Ling)
ID Code:112255
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2016-10-31
Last Modified:2016-10-31

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