EDGE Blog Home |Archive | June, 2016

Life’s a bleach: climate change threatens the future of corals

The world’s corals are in a precarious state. These animals—which support the largest concentrations of global marine biodiversity and provide ecosystem services to over half a billion people—are in the midst of one of the worst global mass bleaching events in history. Bleaching occurs in response to increased water temperatures which cause coral to expel zooxanthellae, the photosynthetic […]

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Listening to photos – revealing the hidden world of EDGE species

Today I stumbled across the work of Marc Anderson, a nature sound recordist based in Sydney, Australia. Moments later I found myself on Sound Cloud listening to this track; I would describe it as one of the wildest sounds I think I’ve ever heard, and a conversation soon broke out in the office as to […]

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