Navigation Links
Marine invasive species advance 50km per decade, World Conference on Marine Biodiversity told
Date:11/10/2008

A rapid, climate change-induced northern migration of invasive marine is one of many research results announced Tues. Nov. 11 during opening day presentations at the First World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, in Valencia.

Investigators report that invasive species of marine macroalgae spread at 50 km per decade, a distance far greater than that covered by invasive terrestrial plants. The difference may be due to the rapid dispersion of macroalgae propagules in the ocean, according to Nova Mieszkovska, from the Marine Biological Association of the U.K.

The international conference Nov. 11-15, organised by the Spanish Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) and the European Network of Excellence on Marine Biodiversity MarBEF will gather over 500 scientists from 45 countries.

Says CSIC scientist Carlos Duarte, co-chair of the Conference: "Overwhelming evidence of an accelerating deterioration of the oceans has provided the mpetus to call the marine biodiversity scientific community together in this first World Conference."

According to Duarte, the convergence of pressures on the ocean is leading to a global erosion of marine biodiversity "where climate change may deliver the coupe de grae for a catastrophic collapse."

"The impacts of the pressure of climate change are particularly dramatic, according to results presented at the Conference, in the abrupt deterioration of the Arctic and coral reefs" Duarte asserts.

Almost half of the 450 communications at the Conference will address the loss of marine biodiversity and its consequences, whereas the rest will cover the exploitation of marine living resources, as well as exciting discoveries of novel ecosystems in extreme ecosystems, particularly in the deep sea.

DISCOVERIES IN THE DEEP SEA

Deep sea research has increased greatly in the last decades thanks to technical developments like submarines,
'/>"/>

Contact: M. Angeles Alastuey
malastuey@dicv.csic.es
34-627-763-735
Census of Marine Life
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Scientists announce major progress towards historic Census of Marine Life in 2010
2. The Marine Mammal Center begins new leptospirosis study in California
3. Effects of anthropogenic sound on marine mammals -- a research strategy
4. Marine debris will likely worsen in the 21st century
5. Fuel emissions from marine vessels remain a global concern
6. Fossil and molecular evidence reveals the history of major marine biodiversity hotspots
7. More acidic ocean could spell trouble for marine lifes earliest stages
8. Acidification of the sea hampers reproduction of marine species
9. UCSB researcher leads worldwide study on marine fossil diversity
10. Scientists discover new reefs teeming with marine life in Brazil
11. Ancient marine invertebrate diversity less explosive than thought
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... animals often develop relationships with other group members to ... wild chacma baboons the strategy for grooming activities shows ... just published in the scientific journal Biology Letters ... baboons is not practiced without ulterior motives. To be ... the individual, while grooming another individual can provide access ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... evidence has demonstrated that transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells ... or mouse models of Alzheimer,s disease (AD) and improve ... ischemia. Few studies are reported on the therapeutic effect ... AD and on the effect on oxidative injury and ... Yan and her team, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... the proteins that let nerve cells send out electrical ... a biological tactic that may offer a new way ... and environmentally responsible way. , Their findingthat naturally ... and harmless for a closely related onesuggests that insecticides ... beneficial species like bees. A summary of the research, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Baboons groom early in the day to get benefits later 2Potent spider toxin 'electrocutes' German, not American, cockroaches 2Potent spider toxin 'electrocutes' German, not American, cockroaches 3
... Mich. --- Tiny creatures at the bottom of the ... of the atmosphere,s carbon dioxide, yet research by Michigan ... to "sequester" that greenhouse gas as the climate warms. ... living in puddles, lakes and oceans. ...
... Alexandria, Va. The International Association for Dental ... Tufts,University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, as the 2009 recipient ... presented at the IADR 87th General Session & ... 2009,Dr. Papas is the Erling Johansen Professor of ...
... developed by the UK,s National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, has ... under an Antarctic glacier. Autosub has been exploring ... Antarctic ice sheet, using sonar scanners to map the ... juts into the sea. Scientists hope to learn why ...
Cached Biology News:Mighty diatoms: Global climate feedback from microscopic algae 2Tufts University professor receives IADR Pharmacology/Therapeutics/Toxicology Award 2UK robot sub searches for signs of melting 60 km into an Antarctic ice shelf cavity 2UK robot sub searches for signs of melting 60 km into an Antarctic ice shelf cavity 3
(Date:7/10/2014)... CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Robert Harman, ... Veterinary Medicine company, is proud to announce the relaunch of ... launching with a new series called “ What are Stem ... give an honest and straightforward foundation in the basics of ... educated decision on the right type of treatment when considering ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Senior ... institutions and professional associations, addressed the challenges of “Reducing ... Medical Device Industries” through strategic sourcing. Describing the partnership ... with the Supply Chain Management Institute ( SCMI) ... event on June 24 at the Kroc Institute of ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... -- Kainos Capital, a firm specializing in acquiring and managing ... acquired the Slim-Fast brand from Unilever. Unilever will retain ... transaction were not disclosed. Slim-Fast is a ... ready-to-drink shakes, powders, bars and snacks to retail customers ... the United Kingdom and Ireland.  ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... OAKS, Calif., July 10, 2014   Ceres, Inc ... and seed company, announced today financial results for the ... update on its business. Ceres reported that ... in product performance this growing season in Brazil, which ... affected the company,s sorghum evaluation areas for part of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Robert Harman, DVM Talks About What Stem Cells are in His Latest Blog Series for Vet-Stem, Inc. 2Robert Harman, DVM Talks About What Stem Cells are in His Latest Blog Series for Vet-Stem, Inc. 3Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 2Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 3Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 4Kainos Capital Acquires Slim-Fast From Unilever 2Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9
... College, MIT, Clemson and Virginia have used nanotechnology to ... of merit of p-type half-Heusler, a common bulk semiconductor ... journal Nano Letters . The dramatic increase ... material,s relative thermoelectric performance, could pave the way for ...
... RxTrials, Inc., a network of premier clinical research ... national clinical research consultant and education provider, has earned ... certification was presented by the Women,s Business Enterprise National ... visit. The nationally recognized certification from WBENC ...
... that a new market research report is available ... of In Vitro and In Vivo Diagnostic Integration ... The term in-vitro/in-vivo diagnostics (IV2D) describes the integration ... as well as new software and IT platforms. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Nanotech milling produces dramatic increase in thermoelectric performance of bulk semiconductor 2RxTrials Earns National Women-Owned Business Certification 2Reportlinker Adds The Future of In Vitro and In Vivo Diagnostic Integration 2Reportlinker Adds The Future of In Vitro and In Vivo Diagnostic Integration 3
... c-Jun proto-oncogene was first identified as the cellular ... Jun B and Jun D have been shown ... C-terminal regions, which are involved in dimerization and ... involved in transcriptional activation, diverge. ...
... (phospho Y1007) ( Abpromise for ... Antigen: Synthesized phosphopeptide derived from ... of tyrosine 1007 (K-E-Y P -Y-K). ... 3717 Swiss ...
Harmful, Irritant, Combustible ,DEPC...
Permeabilization Solution, 5X...
Biology Products: