As Australian shipping grows, how can we avoid collisions with marine animals?
Ships in Australian waters are getting bigger and more numerous all the time. We need a plan to help them avoid crashing into whales and other large sea creatures.
Oil spill lessons come full circle
A new handbook on monitoring oil spills offers shipping companies guidance on how to respond to an oil spill and assess any environmental damage.
Wave atlas helps map the way ahead for ocean energy
A new Australian wave atlas adds to the work being done in marine energy renewables to see how far the industry can ride the wave.
There’s a proliferation of new marine species in WA – how to name them?
He’s the new buzz word in binomial nomenclature with three species named after him. It’s a result of survey work being done in north-western Australia, and genetic testing, that’s revealing a wealth of new marine species.
Starbug steals the show
Community engagement is a key component of the Ningaloo Outlook project which aims to increase the ecological understanding of the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area’s deep and shallow reefs and the reef’s shark and turtle populations.
Testing times for marine species
The crown-of-thorns starfish may end up being an unlikely hero in the quest to determine how best to help iconic marine species adapt to climate change.
A marine current affair
A free online modelling tool that simulates the movement of oil spills and fish spawning is attracting a surprising range of users.
Western Australian kelp forests in hot water
Kelp forests along hundreds of kilometres of Western Australia's coastline were wiped out in 2011 and have not recovered.