Plastic in the ocean kills more threatened albatrosses than we thought
We examined the causes of death of 107 albatrosses and found ocean plastic is an underestimated threat.
Crimes at sea: when we frame illegal fishers as human and drug smugglers, everyone loses
Many think illegal fishing involves organised criminals, drugs and weapons. But our research found this depiction is, by and large, not true.
Shining the light on marine ‘bright spots’ to restore coastal ecosystems
We've identified coastal and marine ‘bright spots.' Find out what they are and how they’ll help boost biodiversity, local economies and wellbeing.
This super rare squid is a deep-sea mystery. We recently spotted not 1, but 5, in the Great Australian Bight
The mysterious bigfin squid has been spotted in Australia’s waters for the first time in the Great Australian Bight.
Prepare for hotter days, says the State of the Climate 2020 report for Australia
A changing climate means parts of Australia will get hotter, some drier, others wetter and we can expect more extreme fire days.
Meet our Indigenous researcher: Marlee Hutton
Meet Indigenous researcher: Marlee Hutton and find out more about her research and projects on Country.
Diving deep into the shallow reefs of Ningaloo Reef
We are mapping the shallow reefs of Ningaloo Reef to understand more about coral growth and marine ecosystem health.
Busting illegal fishing and associated crime
New research suggests there’s little evidence connecting illegal fishing to organised crimes, such as drug trafficking, human trafficking, slavery and arms smuggling.
We estimate there are up to 14 million tonnes of microplastics on the seafloor. It’s worse than we thought
The amount of microplastics on the seafloor is up to 35 times more than the estimated weight of plastic pollution on the ocean’s surface.
Science in lockdown: monitoring our sea animals during the pandemic
What does science during a lockdown look like? Our researchers are still checking in on their ocean animal friends during the pandemic.
Busting white shark myths with science
White sharks are an elusive marine top predator. But researchers are improving their knowledge and busting shark myths with scientific facts.