Mapping coral reef exposure risk

Mapping coral reef exposure risk

Aug. 13, 2011 by

Maina’s paper mapping the exposure of reefs around the world to different environmental stresses has been published in PLoS ONE [pdf]. ¬†Science has a commentary on the piece here. The paper has also appeared as a Research Highlight in Nature

Nature Scientific Reports paper generates international media interest

Nature Scientific Reports paper generates international media interest

Aug. 11, 2011 by

Our paper “Landscape of fear visible from space” has been published in Nature’s new journal Scientific Reports. [link]. Popular media outlets picked up on the paper, including the BBC World Service (radio), Discover Magazine [link], The Scientist magazine [link], and

Maina has paper published in Global Change Biology

Maina has paper published in Global Change Biology

Jun. 10, 2011 by

Maina and his collaborators have had their paper about the associations between high diversity coral reefs and regions with low-to-moderate climate stress published in Global Change Biology [link]. The paper has been covered by Nature [link].

Predators, facilitators, or both?

Predators, facilitators, or both?

Jun. 9, 2011 by

Josh and Elizabeth publish a paper in MEPS about some curious observations made while doing research at Palmyra Atoll in the Pacific [link].

Behavioural cascades receives media attention

Nov. 21, 2010 by

Our paper in the American Naturalist about behavioural effects of fishing has received media attention in Nature [pdf] and the New York Times.  

Marcela receives international PhD scholarship

Marcela receives international PhD scholarship

Nov. 17, 2010 by

Marcela has been awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship to study coral ecology and biogeography with the Computational Ecology Group.  

Successful infrastructure grant for flume tank

Successful infrastructure grant for flume tank

Oct. 19, 2010 by

A Research Infrastructure and Building Grant for a flume tank system has been awarded to the CE Group and collaborators.  The tank circulates water at pre-determined speeds for observing how specimens (e.g., plants, animals, sediments) respond to controlled physical variables