Plastic is deadly: how you can help
We calculated how many MCGs it would take to hold all the plastic in our oceans. Spoiler alert: a lot. Plastic is filling our oceans, killing animals and costing us billions. We need your help to solve this massive problem so here's what you can do about it.
Why we need to start categorising marine heatwaves like hurricanes
Although marine heatwaves can last many months and extend over thousands of square kilometres, they don’t have a naming convention, like hurricanes do.
The mysterious beast of Ningaloo Reef: revealing the secrets of whale sharks
We’re uncovering the secrets of whale sharks by tracking their movements at Ningaloo Reef.
Great expeditions – cleaning up Antarctica
Historical expeditions to Antarctica have a legacy of impacts – and not all of them good.
Saildrones: Bots sailing the seas for science missions
Our new fleet of remote controlled ocean bots are sailing away to collect data on the high seas.
Magic in the mushroom coral: our great undersea discovery
On a recent trip to Ningaloo Reef our researchers stumbled across a field of corals the like of which have never been seen in such abundance before.
Eddy currents: enter the whirlpool
What do the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and the Australian freshwater eel have in common?
Braithwaite, there’s MORE: celebrating our lifetime achievers
Daryl Braithwaite might be riding his horse into the ARIA Hall of Fame, but we're busy singing the praises of two of our own lifetime achieving scientists.
How to work out which coral reefs will bleach, and which might be spared
Regional variations in sea temperature can make all the difference between a coral reef suffering major bleaching or surviving as a refuge for corals, new research shows.
Are you ready for this jelly? Hand-murderers and Silent Killers
Have you got questions about jellyfish? We've got answers (and some good tips to help you avoid the sting)!
Investigator’s scientific safaris on the high seas
Helping to unlock the mysteries of the deep, Investigator offers researchers the opportunity to observe the weird, wonderful and often unseen life of our oceans.