Passion and collegiate contribution to marine science underpin inaugural awarding of AIMS Medal

Dr Andrew Heyward AIMS medal

The Australian Institute of Marine Science and Curtin University have this week signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate cooperation and collaboration in marine science research.

AIMS and Curtin MoU signing

Mystery circles providing evidence of a potential new species of pufferfish have been discovered in Australia’s north-west

circular pattern on the seafloor

The Annual Summary Report on coral reef condition for 2019/20 has been released today.

A team of scientists from AIMS, CSIRO and the University of Melbourne has successfully produced in a laboratory setting a coral that is more resistant to increased seawater temperatures.

Diver observes bleached corals on a reef

In another “hit” to the Australian environment this Summer, the Great Barrier Reef experienced extensive and widespread coral bleaching. This mass bleaching follows the unprecedented and successive bleaching events of 2016 and 2017.

Scientists have identified critical knowledge gaps for a number of contaminants entering into the waters of Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait.

Plastic debris on a beach

The status of the world’s corals reefs was a focus of discussion when the Australian Institute of Marine Science supported the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority in hosting the 34th International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) General Meeting

3 people looking at large marine aquarium

One of the ocean’s top predators – the tiger shark - has been revealed as a relaxed and sometimes lazy hunter by scientists studying their behaviour.