Marine heatwaves have led to major economic losses around the world, a new study shows – and researchers say we need global action to ease the impacts of extreme warming events on ocean life.
For nearly four decades, UNSW scientists, with researchers from the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and other state agencies, have been surveying Australia’s waterbirds once a year.
Ten years of citizen science data has informed a UNSW study which found plastic dominates the rubbish found on Australian beaches.
How artificial reefs are helping the East Australian Current deliver a conveyor belt of food to a ‘wall of mouths’ or baitfish, with benefits for recreational fishers.
Andy Baker, who researches the water underground, has been recognised by the highly esteemed earth sciences organisation.
A technique developed by UNSW Sydney marine biologists promises to efficiently identify which of Australia’s soft coral species are most vulnerable to global warming.
Marine scientist Mariana Mayer Pinto is part of the Australian team nominated as a finalist for a new prize established by the UK’s Royal Foundation.
So many climate models, so little time … A new way of measuring ocean temperatures helps scientists sort the likely from unlikely scenarios of global warming.
A ‘storm squad’ of volunteers are collecting seagrass fragments used to rehabilitate endangered Posidonia.
UNSW Sydney scientists are leading a project to bring the iconic mammal back to Royal National Park after almost 50 years.