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Emerg Top Life Sci (2019) 3 (2): 233-243.
Published: 03 May 2019
...Ryan F. Heneghan; Ian A. Hatton; Eric D. Galbraith Climate change is a complex global issue that is driving countless shifts in the structure and function of marine ecosystems. To better understand these shifts, many processes need to be considered, yet they are often approached from incompatible...
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Emerg Top Life Sci (2019) 3 (2): 143-152.
Published: 30 April 2019
...Shlomit Paz One of the main impacts of climate change on health is the influence on vector-borne diseases (VBDs). During the last few years, yearly outbreaks of the West Nile virus (WNV) have occurred in many locations, providing evidence of ongoing transmission. Currently, it is the most widely...
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Emerg Top Life Sci (2019) 3 (2): 107-113.
Published: 30 April 2019
...Dan Osborn Human activity is driving climate change. This is affecting and will affect many aspects of life on earth. The breadth of its impacts is very wide and covers human, animal and plant health, and also the planet's biodiversity and the services that deliver benefits to people from natural...
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Emerg Top Life Sci (2019) 3 (2): 165-181.
Published: 30 April 2019
...John N. Ferguson Predicted global climatic change will perturb the productivity of our most valuable crops as well as detrimentally impact ecological fitness. The most important aspects of climate change with respect to these effects relate to water availability and heat stress. Over multiple...
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Emerg Top Life Sci (2019) 3 (2): 115-132.
Published: 25 April 2019
...Rija Falimanalina Andriamifidy; Nils Benjamin Tjaden; Carl Beierkuhnlein; Stephanie Margarete Thomas Mosquito-borne diseases are on the rise globally. Besides invasion processes and the increasing connectivity between distant regions through the trade of goods and human mobility, climate change is...
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Emerg Top Life Sci (2019) 3 (2): 221-231.
Published: 25 April 2019
...Rebecca Millington; Peter M. Cox; Jonathan R. Moore; Gabriel Yvon-Durocher We are in a period of relatively rapid climate change. This poses challenges for individual species and threatens the ecosystem services that humanity relies upon. Temperature is a key stressor. In a warming climate...
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Emerg Top Life Sci (2019) 3 (2): 245-256.
Published: 24 April 2019
...M. A. Maslin Understanding anthropogenic climate change is essential for anyone working in the life sciences. Firstly because climate change has already started to impact the Earth biosphere and human health and these changes need to be documented and acknowledged. Secondly, many of the solutions...
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Emerg Top Life Sci (2019) 3 (2): 207-219.
Published: 24 April 2019
... give a brief overview of the main pressures on biodiversity, before focusing on the two that have a predominant effect: land-use and climate change. We discuss how interactions between land-use and climate change in terrestrial systems are likely to have greater impacts than expected when only...
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Emerg Top Life Sci (2019) 3 (2): 133-142.
Published: 16 April 2019
... proliferation of dengue vectors and viruses. This review describes how climate, specifically temperature, affects the vectors’ ability to cause and sustain outbreaks, and how the infectiousness of dengue is influenced by climatic change. The review is focused on the core concepts and frameworks derived in the...