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Rising Extinction Risk for Sharks and Rays
Thu, 28 Jan 2021
New research shows oceanic shark and ray numbers are down by more than 70 per cent over the past 50 years, and James Cook University scientists fear some species are facing extinction.

Reef fish futures foretold
Wed, 27 Jan 2021
An international group of scientists is predicting markedly different outcomes for different species of coral reef fishes under climate change – and have made substantial progress on picking the ‘winners and losers’.

Warning after aid worker vanishes
Wed, 20 Jan 2021
A James Cook University researcher is warning of the increasing and unpredictable dangers for development workers in authoritarian countries after completing his investigation into the 2012 disappearance of a community worker in Laos.

Future too warm for baby sharks
Tue, 12 Jan 2021
New research has found as climate change causes the world’s oceans to warm, baby sharks are born smaller, exhausted, undernourished and into environments that are already difficult for them to survive in.

JCU’s Ideas Lab – officially open for business
Wed, 16 Dec 2020
Far North Queensland’s new home of innovation is now officially open for business at James Cook University’s Nguma-bada campus in Cairns.

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