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WWF study says climate change could displace millions in Asia's Coral Triangle

...ur current climate trajectory and do little to protect coastal environments from the onslaught of local threats," said Queensland University Professor ove Hoegh-Guldberg, who led the study. "In this world, people see the biological treasures of the Coral Triangle destroyed over the course of the century ...

Reef boom beats doom

...ingly being damaged by mass bleaching and climate change, and their capacity to recovery from that damage is critical to their future," explains Prof. ove Hoegh-Guldberg of CoECRS and The University of Queensland. "Our study suggests that managing local stresses that affect reefs such as overfishing and...

Major study concludes that global warming is killing off coral

...nagers and policy-makers to maintain the health of these critical ecosystems if the emissions continue unchecked, the authors stress. At stake, added ove Hoegh-Guldberg, director of the Center for Marine Studies at the University of Queensland, Australia, and the study's senior author, are ecosystems th...

It's official: The carbon crisis is lethal for coral reefs

... THE PROBLEM: "This crisis is on our doorstep, not decades away. We have little time in which to respond, but respond, we must! says Professor ove Hoegh-Guldberg, lead author of the Science paper, The Carbon Crisis: Coral Reefs under Rapid Climate Change and Ocean Acidification. The livelihood...

Key found to moonlight romance

...the faint blue light of the full moon, appears to play a central role in triggering the mass coral spawning event, one of natures wonders. Professor ove Hoegh-Guldberg, who leads the University of Queensland laboratory in which the genes were discovered, said This is the key to one of the central myste...

Acid oceans warning

...ls to form their skeletal structures (calcify). Analysis of coral cores shows a steady drop in calcification over the last 20 years, says Professor ove Hoegh-Guldberg of CoECRS and the University of Queensland. Theres not much debate about how it happens: put more CO 2 into the air above and it diss...

Important gene controlling tree growth and development found

...g both the flowering time of trees and the time for growth cessation and bud set in the fall, has been identified by a research group led by professor ove Nilsson at the Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC) and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. The gene is very similar to the Arabidopsis FT ge...

Scientists discover that ancient genes dictate flowering, fall bud set

...egulatory Module Controls Timing of Flowering and Seasonal Growth Cessation in Trees," by Henrik Bohlenius, Tao Huang, Laurence Charbonnel-Campaa, and ove Nilsson of the Umea Plant Science Centre at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Amy M. Brunner of the forestry department at Virginia Tec...

Long-sought flower-inducing molecule found

...nger molecule A research group led by Professor ove Nilsson at the Umeå Plant Science Centre at the Sw...es Arabidopsis in their research. But the group of ove Nilsson has also other data showing that these res...ly applied to other species, such as poplar trees. ove Nilsson says: "With the help of this knowledge pla...

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