Marine reserves are vital - but under pressure
Tue, 19 Jun 2018
A massive study of nearly 1800 tropical coral reefs around the world has found that marine reserves near heavily populated areas struggle to do their job - but are a vast improvement over having no protection at all.
JCU spreads aquaculture knowledge internationally
Tue, 1 May 2018
Thirty Indonesian delegates are in North Queensland to learn from James Cook University’s aquaculture experts.
Global warming is transforming the Great Barrier Reef
Thu, 19 Apr 2018
A new study published online today in Nature shows that corals on the northern Great Barrier Reef experienced a catastrophic die-off following the extended marine heatwave of 2016.
Tiny plastics are potentially dangerous for turtles too
Tue, 17 Apr 2018
Scientists from James Cook University (JCU) and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have developed a new method to study microplastics swallowed by sea turtles.
New boat puts a sting into turtle health research
Wed, 11 Apr 2018
The Scorpion is set to join The Dragon in a boost to James Cook University’s marine turtle research.