Leading international and Australian experts on economics, the environment and business will gather next week at UNSW to discuss sustainable development in the 2014 Fenner Conference on the Environment.
Tropical rabbitfish devastating algal forests in the eastern Mediterranean Sea pose a major threat to the entire sea basin if their distribution continues to expand as the climate warms, a UNSW-led study warns.
Microbes in oceans produce around half the oxygen we breathe. Now a study has shown their movement is hindered by geographical boundaries, raising concerns about their susceptibility to climate change.
Our ancient ancestors’ ability to move around and find new sources of groundwater during extremely dry periods in Africa may have been key to their survival and the evolution of the human species, a new study shows.
Recreational sailors who become “citizen oceanographers” could provide vital scientific knowledge about the world’s oceans by sampling remote waters from their yachts, according to UNSW-led team of researchers.