It was the whales’ singing that gave them away.
The exhibition at the UNSW Library sends a strong message about conservation and listening to Indigenous knowledge.
World-leading marine ecologist Professor Emma Johnston has won this year's Royal Society of NSW Clarke Medal. It is the second consecutive year the prize has been awarded to a UNSW Science researcher.
Human-made debris such as plastic have vastly increased the numbers of marine species crossing the oceans, write Emma Johnston and Jim Carlton.