Hydrographers onboard Australia’s new Marine National Facility research vessel, ‘Investigator’, have created the first 3D images of the ocean floor around Tasmania.
Dr Larry Marshall has been appointed the new chief executive of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).
A new report has revealed that Australia's coastal rubbish is mainly plastic from Australian sources.
Following recent research suggesting that stocks of the high value sea cucumber, Black Teatfish, have recovered to a point where it can now be sustainably fished under strict managed conditions, the fishery will open for a one month trial later this year.
Robotic floats armed with revolutionary new sensors will be launched in the Indian Ocean, as part of a new India-Australia research partnership to find out more about the world's third largest ocean.
FishMap has been launched to allow users to discover which fish live in any location at any depth along Australia’s continental shelf and slope.
Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) scientists have just released a spatial risk analysis identifying hotspots where lost fishing nets are threatening the country’s turtle population.
Scientists from CSIRO believe that fish ear bones and their distinctive growth rings can offer clues to the likely impacts of climate change in aquatic environments.
The recently launched '2012 Marine Climate Change in Australia Report Card' demonstrates that climate change is having significant impacts on Australia’s marine ecosystems.
Hundreds of tonnes of steel were lifted into place on 9 May to form part of the keel of RV Investigator, Australia’s new Marine National Facility vessel.
Construction of Australia’s new $120 million Marine National Facility research vessel, Investigator, began in Singapore today.
'Science', the international weekly science journal, has published online Impacts of fishing low trophic level species on marine ecosystems, a ground breaking scientific analysis.
The findings of a study published in Nature Climate Change indicate negative effects on the growth of a long-lived south-east Australian and New Zealand inshore species – the banded morwong.
Marine scientists are trialling the first near-shore water temperature forecasts to assist Australia’s aquaculture farm managers contending with rising ocean temperatures.
Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary, Sembawang Shipyard, has secured a contract to build a new blue water research vessel for Australia.
Tasmanian scientists will soon have unprecedented access to data from high-tech equipment for monitoring coastal and ocean ecosystems.
Australian scientists will use the data from a new AUD 22 million (€15.6 million/$21.9 million) array of high-tech equipment to probe deeper into the nation’s surrounding oceans.
Scientists are reporting significant changes in the distribution of coastal fish species in south-east Australia which they say are partly due to climate change.
Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) scientists and industry partners have developed what they claim could be the world's “most perfect prawn”.
An A$11 million collaboration aimed at helping Australia translate science into practical applications for adapting to climate change, population growth and other coastal pressures will be launched today in Perth.
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