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Reportages about EcoChange research

EcoChange produces science within many areas, with focus on sea and climate change. Read popular science articles about what has been done. Meet the people, read about the results.

The ecosystem

Deadly vitamin deficiency
Deadly vitamin deficiency

Salmon, eider, gulls… Many top predators suffer from thiamin deficiency. Why does the problem arise?

Is the pike a survivor?
Is the pike a survivor?

The pike's ability to adapt to a diverse environment may be its key to survival.

Well-equipped toxic algae
Well-equipped toxic algae

The toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium ostenfeldii is well-equipped to meet climate change.

Increased coastal diversity
Increased coastal diversity

The species diversity in coastal areas can increase as an effect of climate change.

Complex and inefficient food web
Complex and inefficient food web

Dissolved organic carbon makes the food web less efficient. What controls this?

Sensitive Baltic bacteria
Sensitive Baltic bacteria

The sensitive Baltic bacteria communities will change in the climate changed future.

Hazardous substances

Old sins - new problems
Old sins - new problems

Dioxins in herring do not decrease at expected rate. Earlier chlorophenol use may be part of the explanation.

Bacteria and toxins
Bacteria and toxins

Marine bacteria can be affected by organic pollutants.

Toxicity and cocktail effects
Toxicity and cocktail effects

The sediments of the seabed serve as large sinks for a variety of environmental toxins. How toxic are they?

Water management

Powerful marine research is needed
Powerful marine research is needed

We need strong and continuous research on the marine environment, says professor Agneta Andersson.

Ecochange supports sea management
Ecochange supports sea management

The sea and water management needs the results from EcoChange.

Misleading water transparency measurements
Misleading water transparency measurements

Measuring water transparency is easy, but it can give misleading results.

Costly to overlook bacterial respiration
Costly to overlook bacterial respiration

If we overlook the role of bacteria respiration, measures might not have the desired effect on oxygen status

Knowledge-hungry water management
Knowledge-hungry water management

Collaboration between research and water management is necessary for a healthy marine environment.

Bacteria indicate disturbance
Bacteria indicate disturbance

Bacteria community composition gives important information on disturbances to marine environment.