Our team at the Ningaloo reef have been busy this past year, tagging 60 animals and surveying 7 kilometres of reef, and 12,000 hectares of deep habitat!
After tackling three separate primary projects in a single voyage the Investigator arrives back in Hobart to get ready for the next big trip.
We’re looking at coral reef spawning, one of the largest reproductive events, to better understand coral colonisation and growth.
This month we celebrate a decade of research at the Ningaloo Marine Park. In this time the team have visited a set of 16 sites in and around Mandu almost every year, collecting valuable data that is helping us to gain a better understanding of the reef.
Imagine discovering a new species during your summer holidays. That’s what happened to Deb Osterhage when she spent two months as a vacation scholar at the Australian National Fish Collection at CSIRO.
As the Great Barrier Reef comes under increasing pressure from the degradation of water quality and climate change, what can we do to protect the world’s largest coral reef system for future generations?
Are we ingesting 11,000 pieces of plastic every year? In the lead up to the Senate committee hearing on the threat of marine plastic pollution in Australia, Dr Denise Hardesty fact checks this alarming statistic.
We’re working with NASA to uncover the mysteries of Great Barrier Reef.
Meet our three new PhD students who will be researching the beautiful and diverse Ningaloo Reef as part of our research project with BHP Billiton.