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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.

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...