Australia’s abalone disease outbreak
A disease not seen in Australia’s wild abalone population for 11 years has resurfaced, and it’s a massive challenge for our abalone industry.
We’ve discovered an undersea volcano near Christmas Island that looks like the Eye of Sauron
An ancient undersea volcano was slowly revealed by multibeam sonar 3,100 metres below RV Investigator, southeast of Christmas Island.
Schools out on Ningaloo Reef
Stepping out of the classroom and diving into whale shark research at Ningaloo has inspired a new generation of budding marine scientists from Exmouth District High School.
Ashes to ashes, dust to life: how iron improves anaemic oceans
Anaemic oceans can lead to lower productivity in marine ecosystems with flow on effects for our atmosphere, climate and fisheries. Scientists on board our RV Investigator are investigating.
Scientists go back to the abyss – tropical edition!
Our research vessel (RV) Investigator departs Darwin today for a 45-day voyage of biodiversity discovery in the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean.
Meet our researcher: Logan Hellmrich
We take a dive into the depths of Ningaloo Reef's deepwater habitats and how Logan’s research will increase our understanding of these environments.
Researching blue carbon ecosystems in the Indian Ocean
We shine a spotlight on three early-career scientists whose blue carbon research is tackling environmental problems in their home countries around the Indian Ocean.
Sea-lebrities and keeping an eye on water quality
We have transformed images from the EyeonWater Australia app used to help monitor water quality into images of your favourite sea-lebrities!
Solving the mystery of the death of millions of seabirds
Our researchers have solved the mystery of three million seabird deaths.
Meet our researcher: Dr Guojian Wang
Meet Guojian! He researches both the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) at The Centre for Southern Hemisphere Oceans Research (CSHOR).
Women krilling it in Antarctica
In the icy waters off Antarctica, a team of women are leading the way while trawling for answers about Antarctic krill.