Issue 267 Oceans
The ocean covers more than two thirds of our planet. It affects almost all aspects of our daily lives – from our weather and climate, through to our food and well-being.
In June, ECOS explores the science and technology needed to ensure healthy and sustainable future oceans. From understanding our oceans and how they respond to pressures, to how they will continue to maintain life, culture and the economy in the future.
A post mining future looks golden with a little help from science
Australian mining has a lot of responsibilities to manage. A new CRC (Co-operative Research Centre) aims to transform the industry to enable regions and communities to transition to a more prosperous and sustainable post-mine future.
Australian white sharks follow pathways etched in the seafloor
Extensive tracking of the southern-western white shark population has revealed epic oceanic excursions, including a 12,240 km return trip to sub-Antarctic waters.