Heat-resistant coral to fight bleaching
Our scientists have successfully bred coral in the lab that is more resistant to marine heatwaves.
A landmark report confirms Australia is girt by hotter, higher seas. But there’s still time to act
The IPCC report says extreme sea level events that used to hit once a century will occur once a year in many places by 2050. This situation is inevitable, even if emissions are dramatically curbed.
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.
Counting sharks isn’t quite like counting sheep – you can’t just sit underwater going ‘One, two, three …’ and hope […]
Move over happy feet – there’s a new muso in town
Not many people get to spend their student days in the Antarctic, but Nick Roden was one of the lucky […]
What do Aussies think about the Great Barrier Reef?
Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef attracts nearly two million tourists every year and it runs for 2300km down the east […]
What on earth is rugosity?
By Carrie Bengston Or more accurately, what on the sea floor is rugosity? If you thought rugosity might have something […]
Surf's up… and down. Wave heights to change as atmosphere warms
Climate scientists studying the impact of changing wave behaviour on the world’s coastlines are reporting a likely decrease in average […]