As part of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies, the College of Marine and Environmental Sciences promotes, fosters, supports and administers quality teaching and research at JCU in the areas of Marine Biology, Environment, Geography and Sustainability, Aquaculture and Fisheries, and Terrestrial Ecosystems.
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High-altitude climate change to kill cloud forest plants
Australian scientists have discovered many tropical, mountaintop plants won’t survive global warming, even under the best-case climate scenario.
Turtle nests at risk from rising sea levels
An experiment led by scientists from James Cook University has shown that rising sea levels are a threat to the survival of sea turtles.
JCU’s student boost
JCU has recorded a boost in the number of people choosing the University as their first preference for study in second semester, nearly triple the sector average in Queensland.
Why offspring cope better with climate change – it’s all in the genes!
In a world first study, researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at James Cook University have unlocked the genetic mystery of why some species are able to adjust to warming oceans.
JCU’s national search for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academic leader begins
James Cook University has begun a national search for an Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academic leader, as part of a significant boost to JCU’s Indigenous teaching, research and student support.