Record breaking summer ocean temperatures have led to widespread coral bleaching in the northern hemisphere. These hot conditions are predicted to extend into the southern hemisphere in the...

Over a period of four years scientists from AIMS, working in partnership with Geoscience Australia and the University of Western Australia, uncovered a rich physical landscape and a vast oasis of...

Dr Mike Hall, Principal Research Scientist at the Australian Institute of Marine Science, explains how the rarity of a sea snail may be one reason why the crown-of-thorns is now such a threat to...

How many species are on Earth? Answering this simple question is not easy, but essential if we are to understand impacts of global change and manage environmental resources successfully.

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...