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College of Science and Engineering Recent news in Science and Engineering
Recent news in Science and Engineering
Pollinators need people
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
A global study has concluded that people are essential to conserving the pollinators that maintain and protect biodiversity, agriculture and habitat.
No silver bullet for the Great Barrier Reef
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Recent north Queensland flooding and the mass outflows of polluted water onto the Great Barrier Reef have focused attention on the impact of water quality on the Reef’s health.
JCU researcher awarded prestigious Fulbright Fellowship
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
A James Cook University scientist has won a prestigious fellowship that will allow her to examine how environmental management can lead to positive outcomes for people and nature.
NQ floods could cause “freshwater bleaching” of GBR
Fri, 1 Mar 2019
New research confirms that dramatic changes in ocean salinity – such as that caused by severe freshwater flooding from the recent devastating north Queensland floods - provoke a similar stress response in corals as extreme heating, resulting in potentially deadly “freshwater bleaching”.
Exploring the deep reef
Wed, 27 Feb 2019
Scientists have taken a rare look at the depths of the Great Barrier Reef and have discovered they’re teeming with a kaleidoscope of life.