Posts for tag "University of Plymouth"

  • Satellite images show a glacial retreat in Papua New Guinea. (Credit: Plymouth University)

    New Guinea Glaciers Decimated Due To Climate Change

    A University of Plymouth study using high-resolution satellite images has shown that once sizeable tropical glaciers in New Guinea have nearly disappeared in the past 15 years, largely due to climate change effects and unprecedented temperature rise....

    • Posted May 2, 2016


  • A jellyfish living in high CO2 waters near volcanic seeps in the Mediterranean. (Credit: Jason Hall-Spencer)

    Some Invasive Species Benefit From Increased Ocean Acidification

    Climate change, including higher carbon dioxide levels and ocean acidification that comes with it, creates winners and losers in the global marine ecosystem, according to a University of Plymouth release. Japanese kelp, stinging jellyfish and “killer” algae...

    • Posted November 17, 2015