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.
Fish and turtles can, at times, consume all of the growth of seagrasses in the Kimberley: that’s among the findings of a three-year study that has combined science and traditional knowledge.
New research has uncovered patterns of biological, genetic and developmental change in marine turtles of the Kimberley that could change the way the region is managed.
A new report confirms that reef systems in the Kimberley continue to produce life amid some of the most extreme conditions yet recorded for reefs worldwide.
Western Australian scientists say it’s now clear that global ocean warming is catching up with Kimberley coral reefs.
Scientists have confirmed that under global warming, stronger swings of climate variability, on top of the warming trend, will enhance the likelihood of marine heatwave risks off the Kimberley coast.