Tag: "harbinger" at biology news
Scripps marine research physiologist pioneer to receive lifetime achievement award
... of emperor penguins helped him identify them as a harbinger
of the stresses placed on Antarctic ecosystems by global climate change. A component of the Norris Award recognizes a recipient's efforts to mentor younger researchers. Estes recalls being "transfixed" when he first heard the physiologist deliver a...
Extinctions linked to climate change
... "an amphibian alarm call," he said, but also is a harbinger
of much greater biological disruption. What had been seen as an enigma is now understood as a complex relationship between global warming and major extinction of species. "This new study is a breakthrough, and the powerful synergy between pathogen t...
With $10M in grants, UMaine begins forest biorefining research
...t Kennedy. "UMaine has a responsibility to be the harbinger
of scientific discovery and, in many ways, the bellwether of economic prosperity. This project enables UMaine to ensure our role in the state's economy with the creation of new jobs, with the ability to perform research and develop ideas that create ...
Museum-fueled global study shows you can't judge biodiversity by its bird
...Mich. -- The canary in the coal mine, the supposed harbinger
of threat for all those around it, isn't as true as it seemed for biodiversity conservation, according to a sweeping study in which a Michigan State University ornithologist participated. A global group of scientists including Pamela Rasmussen, of th...
Reef warns of sea level rise
...eef the most southerly coral reef yet known is a harbinger
of what could happen again as global CO2 levels and temperatures rise during the 21st century. "We've dated the reef to about 128-125,000 years ago, right in the middle of the last interglacial, or the last period of global warming before our most r...