How we’re reimagining the future of plastics
It's National Recycling Week and we're on a mission! We're developing a major research program to reimagine the future of plastics.
How bushfires and rain turned our waterways into ‘cake mix’, and what we can do about it
After the Black Summer bushfires, heavy rains extinguished many fires but turned high quality water in our rivers to sludge. This is how we can better prepare for next time.
Science quiz: are you April fool or cool?
Our blogs have been coming thick and fast this month. Let’s see how much you remember while you’ve been social distancing like a champ!
Top dog: Animal champions of social distancing
We’re starting to feel the effects of social distancing. So we're getting some inspiration from our animal friends.
Let’s get quiz-ical: March science quiz questions
It's time to find out what you remember from the last month of science news and break the boredom in isolation.
Pick of the litter: how much rubbish is there at Ningaloo Reef?
Our research into rubbish at Ningaloo Reef has revealed the World-heritage listed area is living up to its pristine reputation.
Northern Australian marine park’s sea floor caught on camera for first time
The new data from RV Investigator will be shared with the Traditional Owners and Indigenous ranger groups who work in the marine park.
Feeling nauti? We’ve got a quiz for that
In honour of World Oceans Day this week, we’ve looked beyond the shore to test your knowledge and hopefully provide a few more facts on our great blue planet.
What’s the catch? Fishing boats double to 3.7 million
As demand for fish continues to grow, new research has revealed that the global fishing fleet has doubled to 3.7 million.
Curious Kids: Why are there waves?
When you look at the waves breaking at the beach, those waves might be at the end of a long journey. They could have been created far away, or just nearby.
Nature’s cleaners: the little helpers treating mine water
Capturing a mining site’s tiny, yet complex microbial community, and putting it to work to ‘clean itself up’, could bring a revolution in water remediation efforts.