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Inshore reefs of the GBR especially vulnerable to ocean acidification

The Australian Institute of Marine Scientist (AIMS) has revealed in a peer-reviewed journal, PLoS One today that inshore reefs are particularly vulnerable to Ocean Acidification (OA)* on the Great...

Memorandum of Understanding for licensing of AIMS Bioresources Library to Griffith University

A Memorandum of Understanding will be signed today to facilitate the licensing of the AIMS Bioresources Library to the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery at Griffith University.

Sharks more abundant on healthy coral reefs

A new study by researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science and James Cook University has revealed sharks in no-fishing zones in the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Marine Park are more...

Postdoctoral award for former AIMS@JCU Student, Jean-Baptiste Raina

Microbial ecologist and former AIMS@JCU student Jean-Baptiste Raina was awarded the Tom Brock Postdoctoral Award for the most innovative research by an early career scientist at the 15th...

Threatened Species Day 2014

Threatened Species Day is a national day of reflection for threatened species within Australia. Held as part of the Department of Environment’s Biodiversity Month, it is an opportunity to highlight...

A lifeline of resilience for coral reefs

An Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)-led international study published today in the journal Global Change Biology shows how a holistic approach to reef management could boost coral reef...

Young marine scientists showcase their work in Townsville

Townsville is preparing to be dazzled by twenty young marine scientists who are each presenting their research today.

SeaSim technician awarded QTA North Queensland 'Apprentice of the Year'

AIMS’ Steven Green was awarded the ‘Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year’ at the 2014 North Queensland Regional Final of the Queensland Training Awards.

Global study shows that healthy rivers help create healthy reefs

om the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and the CSIRO have conducted a global literature review examining how better land management in upstream catchments helps to protect coastal...

New study links dredging to diseased corals

In a world-first study published today, researchers say dredging activity near coral reefs can increase the frequency of diseases affecting corals.