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Study of overgrazed kelp-beds shows how to avoid ecosystem ‘tipping points’

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Ling, SD, Study of overgrazed kelp-beds shows how to avoid ecosystem tipping points', Ecos, CSIRO, Australia, 8 December 2014 (2014) [Media Interview]


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Findings from an international research study of kelp-bed collapse as a result of overgrazing by sea urchins will help future researchers identify how marine ecosystems collapse and when to step in before it’s too late. http://www.ecosmagazine.com/?paper=EC14299

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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, SD (Dr Scott Ling)
ID Code:112259
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2016-10-31
Last Modified:2016-10-31
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