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The ecology of many coral reefs has changed markedly over recent decades in response to various combinations of local and global stressors. These ecological changes have important implications for the abundance of taxa that regulate the production...
Coral reefs underpin a range of ecosystem goods and services that contribute to the well‐being of millions of people. However, tropical coral reefs in the Anthropocene are likely to be functionally different from reefs in the past. In this...
The inherent complexity of high‐diversity systems can make them particularly difficult to understand. The relatively recent introduction of functional approaches, which seek to infer ecosystem functioning based on species’ ecological traits, has...
This research found that coastal regions of some least-developed countries (LDCs) are connected to areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) through larval dispersal and the potential dispersal of pollutants. Click on the link below to read the...
Organisms may be directly affected by anthropogenic sound in many ways, including interference with their ability to detect mates, predators, or food...Click on the link below to access the full paper. 
We are excited to announce the next conference for SCCS-Australia in July 2019! Click on the link below for further details. 
In 2011, Island Conservation, USFWS, and TNC removed invasive rats from Palmyra Atoll to protect native species. Now researchers have found that disease-carrying mosquitoes have disappeared.Click on the link below to read the full story.
  This international conference, gathering hundreds of specialists in ichthyology (including sharks, rays and teleost fishes) from dozens of countries, takes place every four years, and is considered one of the best ichthyological...
Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Coral Reef Ecology FACULTY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT School of Marine Studies - FMS073 Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Coral Reef Ecology in The School of...