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Antarctica’s ‘moss forests’ are drying and dying

Journal Article


Abstract


  • The lush moss beds that grow near East Antarctica’s coast are among the only plants that can withstand life on the frozen continent. But our new research shows that these slow-growing plants are changing at a far faster rate than anticipated.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Waterman, M., Turnbull, J. & Robinson, S. (2018). Antarctica’s ‘moss forests’ are drying and dying. The Conversation, 25 September 1-3.

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 25 September

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • The lush moss beds that grow near East Antarctica’s coast are among the only plants that can withstand life on the frozen continent. But our new research shows that these slow-growing plants are changing at a far faster rate than anticipated.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Waterman, M., Turnbull, J. & Robinson, S. (2018). Antarctica’s ‘moss forests’ are drying and dying. The Conversation, 25 September 1-3.

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 25 September

Place Of Publication


  • Australia