Before it was Cape Grim, it was known as Kennaook
Our world-famous atmospheric gas monitoring station is now known by the dual name of Kennaook/Cape Grim. This recognises the Aboriginal heritage of the land on which it stands.
Dr Beth Fulton: Making waves in marine ecosystem management
Dr Elizabeth (Beth) Fulton is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and recognised for her pioneering marine ecosystems modelling work.
Meet our Great Barrier Reef research coordinator: Dr Bruce Taylor
As a human geographer, Dr Bruce Taylor is an expert on how people connect to places. Let's dive into why he is so passionate about one of Australia's treasures.
New findings offer hope for the endangered sawfish
Scientists have recorded largetooth sawfish in the Archer River in Queensland, offering conservation hope for one of the most endangered groups of species on the planet.
Using DNA to determine the age of green sea turtles
We are working with green sea turtles to provide a fast and safe way to determine the ages of individual turtles.
On a mission to end plastic waste
We’ve taken a pledge to reduce plastic. Our goal is an 80 per cent reduction in plastic waste entering the Australian environment by 2030.
Meet our coral spawning researcher: Lauren Hardiman
Lauren Hardiman saw one of nature’s rare events- coral spawning - at one of Australia’s most iconic locations.
People power protecting Ningaloo from plastic pollution
New research has revealed that remote areas of northern Ningaloo Reef are some of the least polluted thanks to locals and visitors alike.
Spits and shoals – will coastal erosion take a toll?
We take a deeper dive into the ocean processes that caused the recent coastal erosion on Bribie Island in Queensland.
What is the value of a wave? How changes to our coastline could wipe out surfing’s benefits
Surfing’s benefits to well-being aren’t often studied in economics terms. This is a major gap in our knowledge we’re now trying to fill.
Science-savvy sailors race from Sydney to Hobart
Considerably more accurate than the old ‘thermometer in a bucket’ trick, Bluelink ocean forecasting is helping sailors optimise their route in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.