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Study finds baby turtles’ stomachs full of plastic debris
Mon, 2 Aug 2021
A new study shows small juvenile sea turtles have a very high occurrence of ingested plastic.

$5m grant to turbocharge aquaculture research in the north
Tue, 27 Jul 2021
The farming of fast-growing, highly efficient aquaculture species that are able to resist impacts of costly diseases will soon become a reality, with James Cook University and partners awarded $4.9 million from the Australian Research Council through their Industrial Transformation Research Program.

Measuring conservation in a way that counts
Mon, 26 Jul 2021
A new study raises questions on whether current conservation science and policy for protected areas could be saving more biodiversity—with political and economic expediency often to the fore.

AI key to easing back pain
Fri, 16 Jul 2021
An innovative measurement tool developed by an international collaboration led by James Cook University researchers could lead to significant improvements in treating lower back pain, thanks to artificial intelligence.

Banishing bandits: other countries bear the cost
Tue, 13 Jul 2021
A new study reveals the strategies that stop bandits from illegally fishing in Australian waters—but warns there is a cost to the region’s poorer countries.

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