A spectacular display of nature is expected to unfold over the next week when the corals of the Great Barrier Reef begin the first annual spawning.
In partnership with Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company, AIMS has demonstrated how a revolutionary high‐tech autonomous ocean vehicle, the Wave Glider, can improve monitoring of the Great Barrier Reef and coastal waters.
A collective of scientists and reef managers says new technological interventions are needed to save coral reefs under climate change.
In its efforts to protect the Great Barrier Reef and building on the $27.4 million investment to support the direct management of crown-of-thorns starfish, the Australian Government is now turning to the starfish’s natural predator for help.
Shark diving tourism is a growing industry estimated to be worth more than $25.5 million annually to Australia’s regional economy.
Nearly 300 Townsville school students are taking a behind-the-scenes look at research of the Great Barrier Reef when they visit the Australian Institute of Marine Science this week.
A group of international scientists have issued advice that more research is urgently required to determine whether corals can acclimatise* and adapt to the rapid pace of climate change.
The latest research published today sharpens understanding of the implications of ocean acidification on reef fish behaviour, yielding promising results for their current and near-future survival.
AUSTRALIA’S premier marine science research facility at Cape Ferguson, south of Townsville will re-open its doors to the public this week after a major refurbishment.
A research partnership between Australia and China to improve marine water quality, was strengthened today with Chinese dignitaries and researchers visiting Australia’s leading marine science research facility in Townsville.