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Sydney’s waters could be tropical in decades, here’s the bad news…

Welcome to tropical Sydney, where colourful surgeonfishes and parrotfishes are plentiful, corals have replaced kelp forests, and underwater life seems brighter, more colourful and all-round better. Or is it?

While this vision of a future Sydney is Continue reading Sydney’s waters could be tropical in decades, here’s the bad news…

Global warming is driving tropical fish northward, destroying temperate algae forests

The oceans are warming up and tropical fish are taking advantage. A new study reveals that they’re extending their ranges poleward, chowing down on temperate algal forests and seagrass beds and leaving unproductive barrens… Continue reading Global warming is driving tropical fish northward, destroying temperate algae forests