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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.

AIMS and partners win smart IT award for unifying scientific monitoring with images

The International Virtual Environment Centre (iVEC), AIMS and other partners won a prestigious Incite award from the WA Information Technology and Telecommunications Alliance (WAiTTA) in Perth...

Ten years of satellite data shows land management key to protecting the Reef

Scientists have published research this week in the international journal, Marine Pollution Bulletin that reinforces the need for improved land management practices in order to prevent unnecessary...

Abundance as important as rarity for biodiversity

The Australian Institute of Marine Science and a team of international researchers have published a study today in the US Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that dismisses the...

SCUBA divers are helping researchers to monitor sharks

Recreational dive guides can help researchers to keep track of changes in shark populations, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and the Australian...

Ocean Acidification robs reef fish of their fear of predators

Research on the behaviour of coral reef fish at naturally-occurring carbon dioxide seeps in Milne Bay in eastern Papua New Guinea has shown that continuous exposure to increased levels of carbon...

1 April: Corals don't lie: centuries of rising sea levels and temperature data revealed

AIMS scientists together with a team from The University of Western Australia, CSIRO and the University of San Diego have analysed coral cores from the eastern Indian Ocean to understand how the...

Young Indigenous scholars prepare for careers in marine science

Forty Indigenous and Torres Strait Island students toured AIMS and the SeaSim facility as part of a pilot initiative to inspire Indigenous secondary school students to pursue careers in marine...