Posts by Kate Cranney
Vinegar: A secret weapon in the fight against crown-of-thorns starfish
The crown-of-thorns starfish eats massive amounts of coral on the Great Barrier Reef. We're working with an all-star team to control this menace of the Reef.
Our magical (marine) world of Oz!
Just keep swimming! We feature three ocean-dwelling animals that stole the show, on the first episode of the ABC's new nature doco, the Magical Land of Oz.
Be part of the ABC’s Magical Land of Oz
Be a part of the ABC's new nature doco, Magical Land of Oz. Just slip on sunscreen, slap on a hat, and get outside to record the species that (still) call Australia home 📸
A slick operation: We’re harvesting coral to help restore the Great Barrier Reef
We’re harvesting coral spawn slicks to upscale coral restoration of the Great Barrier Reef, through our Recovery of Reefs Using Industrial Techniques (RECRUIT) project.
The wound that won’t heal: solving the puzzle of Buruli ulcer
With cases of the devastating Buruli ulcer increasing in Victoria and expanding to new areas, we’re working with experts to figure out how it spreads.
How to stay cool, Aussie-animal style
From brain-sucking to spit-bathing, Australian animals have evolved some weird and wonderful ways to survive heat stress and drought. Here are six animals that keep their cool.