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Sharks and rays under threat
Tue, 7 Sep 2021
A massive global study of sharks and rays shows more than a third are now threatened with extinction.

Corals roll with the punches
Mon, 6 Sep 2021
A new study suggests corals may be able to cope with climate change in the coming decades better than previously thought—but will still struggle with ever-faster rates of climate change.

AI weather forecasting for smart farms
Thu, 2 Sep 2021
Researchers working on smart irrigation systems have developed a way to choose the most accurate weather forecast out of those offered in the week leading up to a given day.

Turtles and dugongs boost Reef health
Tue, 31 Aug 2021
New research reveals green sea turtles and dugongs play a crucial role in protecting the health of the Great Barrier Reef, by helping vital seagrass meadows flourish.

JCU in ground-breaking effort to restore lost GBR Seagrass meadows
Wed, 25 Aug 2021
Scientists and community volunteers will brave crocodiles, jellyfish and deep mud in an attempt to bring back seagrass meadows lost for over a decade at Mourilyan Harbour south of Cairns.

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