Community science provides vital sea slug data

Research highlights:

  • Census capitalises on sea slugs as good indicators of ocean health
  • A collaborative stocktake of marine diversity in our own backyard
  • Species distribution patterns most likely related to climate change.

Taking stock of prawns and oysters

Research highlights:

  • Need to monitor and measure the effect of pesticides
  • Populations are showing stress, so protection is required
  • Ensuring quality of Australian prawns and oysters.

Coastal wetlands: The ultimate flow-on effect

Research highlights:

  • Reconstructing environmental history for the environmental future
  • Latest technology offers greater access to findings on carbon sequestration
  • Monitoring pollutants, sediments and other materials flowing into the ocean.

Marine and mining riches clash in the Coral Triangle

Research highlights:

  • Urgent need to protect the marine marvel of the Coral Triangle
  • Small-scale gold mining versus environmental preservation
  • Culture, economy, industry and environment are all factors in the future.
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