marine life

Scuba diver takes pictures of a large coral shelf

John Turnbull helped survey coral reefs in Norfolk Island for the first time in eight years, and snapped marine life he didn't expect to see there.

A manatee swims in the shallows of some very blue water

The election of Joe Biden raised hopes of a new dawn in US environmental protections. But left-right views will continue to stymie progress, just as they do in Australia.

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Artificial islands emerging from the oceans are regarded as 'engineering marvels'. But little attention is paid to how these human-made structures affect sea life.

Japanese fish

Human-made debris such as plastic have vastly increased the numbers of marine species crossing the oceans, write Emma Johnston and Jim Carlton.