WAMSI 'Social Values' project leader, Professor Susan Moore, established an international research reputation in eco-tourism, and understanding and managing interactions between wildlife and tourists.
A Western Australian Marine Science Institution research team has commissioned two satellite images to be taken from 600 kilometres above Earth in order to do an accurate headcount of humpbacks migrating up the WA coast.
An evaluation of WAMSI's Ningaloo Research Program identifies a set of knowledge exchange principles to be implemented as part of any applied research program.
Scientists recently spent 15 days in the Kimberley collecting data to help determine what flatback sea turtles in northwestern Australia eat.
Researchers have been in the Cambridge Gulf and Prince Regent River working with local rangers to find out more about the distribution, abundance and population structure of the Australian snubfin and humpback dolphins.
Research indicates strong public support for protecting and conserving much of the Kimberley coastline according to a report for WAMSI's Kimberley Marine Science Program.
Researchers are predicting a severe decline in freshwater crocodile numbers in some parts of the Kimberley with the invasion of cane toads, however estuarine crocodile numbers are increasing steadily.
Speaking at the Science on the Broome Coast series, Professor Theunis Piersma presented findings from his research, including disturbing news of the alarming population decline in migratory shorebirds using the East-Asian Australasian Flyway.
After some of the worst coral bleaching, researchers find some important Kimberley reef communities are OK...for now.