Degraded coral reefs are far quieter than five years ago, and no longer sound like suitable habitat to young fish searching for a place to live and breed, according to the latest research.
Researchers are a step closer to understanding how coral reefs re-seed themselves and adapt to growing environmental threats.
Scientists from James Cook University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science have developed a new method to study microplastics swallowed by sea turtles.
Indigenous elders of the Bindal community held a smoking ceremony and traditional welcome to country, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags were raised at AIMS headquarters at Cape Cleveland for the first time today.
While shark populations around the world are in decline, ground-breaking research has revealed why reef shark numbers are returning to a coral reef off Australia.
A first-of-its-kind study has mapped the global movements of a range of marine animals around the world to understand how they travel the ocean.
Overlooking split spawning may have biased our knowledge of coral reproduction at some reefs and could also be hampering management efforts to protect the most vulnerable coral life history stages.
Australia’s leading research organisations will unite to design ways to build resilience and repair the global icon, the Great Barrier Reef
A new book exploring the best scientific research on preventing coral-eating Crown-Of-Thorns Starfish (COTS) outbreaks, is expected to become a critical resource for informing management of these outbreaks across the Indo-Pacific.
While it is too early to tell whether mass coral bleaching will occur on the Great Barrier Reef this summer coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish continue to pose a high risk, according to Australia’s leading marine experts and scientists.