Newspaper Coverage of Reseaerch

Our research has been the subject of several newspaper articles

"Too hot for comfort: The physiological dangers of extreme heat" Feb. 21 2019

mage"A new review of more than 140 studies explores the physiological dangers that climate change will likely have on animal life, including humans. The review is published in the journal Physiology."

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"This Burrowing Clam Is Not Boring. It Uses Acid to Make Its Home." Jun. 14 2018

mage"Researchers have solved the mystery of how this small species of giant clam forms its own cave inside the rock of a coral reef."

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"Cold-blooded species face wipeout as they cannot cope with global warming, study says" May 19 2016

mage"Cold-blooded animals are only able to survive within a particular temperature range. The underlying rise in temperature associated with climate change is pushing them closer to their limit."

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"Rising temperatures may cause problems for cold-blooded critters" May 20 2015

mage"Rising temperatures may cause problems for cold-blooded critters"

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"Warmer Waters Could Scuttle Activity of Crabs" Nov. 18 2014

mage"Small crabs found on California’s shores may be capable of adapting to a warming climate, but the effort will leave them little energy for tasks like growth and reproduction."

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"Coastal Crabs in Survival Mode Under Climate Change" Nov. 18 2014

mage"Crabs can run out of energy for much beyond survival when their environment becomes too warm and too acidic, even for a brief period of time."

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"Climate change puts coastal crabs in survival mode, study finds" Nov. 12 2014

mage"The findings have grim long-term implications for intertidal zone crabs as well as the myriad species that depend on them, and could be an indicator of how other intertidal organisms may respond to a rapidly changing climate."

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"Papers Find Mixed Impacts on Ocean Species from Rising CO2" Aug. 26 2013

mage"it’s quite clear that regions already heavily affected by other human activities (coastal pollution, overfishing, etc.) are — no surprise — likely to feel more stress from acidification."

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"Tiburon Romberg study shows algae may have positive impact on global warming" Aug 26, 2013

mage"A single-celled algae may still be able to grow calcified shells even as oceans grow warmer and more acidic, which could help slow or reverse global warming."

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"Carbon-sequestering ocean plants may cope with climate changes over the long run" Aug. 25 2013

mage"A year-long experiment on tiny ocean organisms called coccolithophores suggests that the single-celled algae may still be able to grow their calcified shells even as oceans grow warmer and more acidic in Earth's near future."

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Broadcast Media

Our research has been featured in a National Geographic special and in Local News Broadcasts

National Geographic "Strange Days on Planet Earth" Episode Two: "The One Degree Factor"

mageA 4-part series on how Earth's ecosystems are changing. Here we look at how small temperature changes have big impacts. Narrated by Edward Norton.

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SFSU State of Events news broadcast

mageA terrific interview about how marine habitats are changing by a video journalism student in SFSU's Broadcast program.

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KCBS San Francisco Radio 6-20-15

mageInterview by Alex Gunderson about how global warming will impact animals and ecosystems.

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