Academic Articles Dec. 11

The latest academic papers on conservation. If you have a paper that you would like to share, please get in contact with us. Click on the title to follow the link to each article. Please note that some of these articles are behind a paywall.


  • River bounces back after world’s largest-ever dam removal
    • Source: JGR Earth Surface
    • Author(s): A. E. East et al.
    • Abstract: Understanding river response to sediment pulses is a fundamental problem in geomorphic process studies, with myriad implications for river management. However, because large sediment pulses are rare and usually unanticipated, they are seldom studied at field scale. 
  • Biggest mass extinction caused by global warming leaving ocean animals gasping for breath
    • Title: Temperature-dependent hypoxia explains biogeography and severity of end-Permian marine mass extinction
    • Source: Science
    • Author(s): Justin L. Penn, Curtis Deustch, Jonathan L. Payne, Erik A. Sperling
    • Abstract: By combining ocean models, animal metabolism and fossil records, researchers show that the Permian mass extinction in the oceans was caused by global warming that left animals unable to breathe. 

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