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17A- Special issue: Climate change in the Indian Ocean

This special open-access issue of Phelsuma considers the impacts of climate change on species, ecosystems, islands and projects in the Western Indian Ocean, including reviews of probable climate change scenarios, impacts on different organisms and ecosystems, different types of conservation and management projects and the effects of sea-level rise, changes in ocean and atmospheric temperatures, weather patterns and ocean acidification. Papers will be made available here as they are completed for publication throughout 2009 and 2010.