A three-year project that has broken down barriers to communication between Traditional Owners and scientists working on Country in the Kimberley has been recognised as a significant step forward.
Researchers will present the results of their Kimberley science projects to predict how management can support conservation in the region.
Kimberley Marine Research Program scientists present their findings on key biological indices required to understand and manage nesting sea turtles along the Kimberley coast.
Kimberley Marine Research Program researchers highlight the success of the program in integrating science into conservation management decisions.
Research shows a stretch of ocean surrounding the tip of the Dampier Peninsula acts as an invisible genetic barrier for a popular harvested tropical fish.
For many people, a primeval fear of large carnivores clouds their ability to see how top-order predators struggle to survive on a planet dominated by an ever-intrusive human population.
More than nine final reports for the Western Australian Marine Science Institution Kimberley Marine Research Program will be available online in September.
The Kimberley Marine Research Program is presenting its latest research results with two open sessions scheduled for September and six presentations held over the past month.
The Australian Marine Sciences Association Conference, in Darwin, attracted more than 300 delegates from a broad marine science community to discuss issues currently facing Australia’s marine and coastal environment.
A three year WAMSI project has seen CSIRO researchers form long-term partnerships with Indigenous coastal communities to share knowledge and skills in the gathering of data on dugong densities and movements.