Human impacts on marine ecosystems

Human activities affect marine ecosystems as a result of pollution, overfishing, the introduction of invasive species, and acidification, which all impact on the marine food web and may lead to largely unknown consequences for the biodiversity and survival of marine life forms.

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A barred Hamlet (Hypoplectrus puella) off the coast of Panama. Photo: Kosmas Hench/GEOMAR
04.03.2019

How new species arise in the sea

Study sheds new light on a fundamental question in evolutionary biology

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