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Humans Have Destroyed A Tenth Of Earth's Wilderness In 25 Years – Study
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km versus 2.5m sq km. Professor William Laurance of James Cook University said: “Environmental policies are failing the world’s vanishing
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 03:49:04 +0200 -
Data from Australia’s Navy reveals a reef behind the Great Barrier Reef
Fields of donut-shaped circular mounds created by the growth of Halimeda, a common green algae composed of living calcified segments James...

algae composed of living calcified segments James Cook University, University of Sydney and Queensland University of Technology scientists
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:21:50 +0200 -
James Cook University hosts R U OK Day activities for students
UNIVERSITY life often conjures up images of a carefree student lifestyle but for many the reality is far different. Often being away from...

a new life phase raises challenges difficult to handle alone. James Cook University counsellors will host R U OK Day events today to help
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 21:00:00 +0200 -
Anticipation building for jam-packed Townsville Cultural Festival
PREPARATIONS for the Townsville Cultural Festival are reaching fever pitch, with less than two weeks until the massive five-day event.

.” For the first time, the cultural festival will be held at James Cook University. The festival will be packed with entertainment, music,
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0200 -
Medical costs forcing Australians to skip healthcare
Australians are paying five times more than Britons for medical care, causing many people with chronic health conditions to forgo treatment...

medication or therapy because of cost, according to a study by James Cook University and the NSW Bureau of Health Information. As had more
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 15:11:43 +0200 -
Recession-proof vocation
JAMES Cook University has recorded a record intake of nursing students this year, and the shaky economy could be one of the reasons why.

high-calibre students from across Australia. “The Bachelor of Nursing Science program at JCU is equipped with highly educated lecturers and
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 00:04:00 +0200 -
Hammerhead sharks swim on their sides to save energy, scientists discover
Hammerhead sharks have a clever way of ensuring they don't waste energy while cruising around the ocean. Hammerhead sharks have a clever...

't waste energy while cruising around the ocean. Scientists from James Cook University had tagged a great hammerhead shark for the purposes
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 15:22:54 +0200 -
Gulf mangroves: Remote ecosystem suffers 7000 hectare dieback
A 700 kilometre stretch of mangrove shoreline in the southern reaches of the Gulf of Carpentaria has died, sparking fears of deeper...

" A heavily affected section of the southern Gulf. Photo: James Cook University Professor Duke said the remoteness of the the damaged area
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 01:01:48 +0200 -
澳洲北部大规模红树林死亡
据澳洲广播公司报道,昆州至北领地一带10,000公顷的红树林已死亡。 国际红树林专家诺姆杜克(Norm Duke)相信红树林的“顶枯病”和气候变化有关。上个月诺姆杜克在北领地调查红树林枯死程度,并宣称枯死场面“是他见过最严重的”。 诺姆杜克在詹姆斯库克大学(James...

个月诺姆杜克在北领地调查红树林枯死程度,并宣称枯死场面“是他见过最严重的”。 诺姆杜克在詹姆斯库克大学(James Cook University)研究红树林分类和生态系统,在国际上享有声誉。今年5月,他收到来自北领地卡奔塔利亚湾(Gulf of Carpentaria)红树林
Sun, 10 Jul 2016 09:34:36 +0200 -
Wetlands restoration key to improving water quality on Great Barrier Reef, scientist says
Restoring Queensland's tens of thousands of coastal wetlands, known as nature's kidneys, could be crucial to the Great Barrier Reef's...

Mungalla Station have been working with scientists from CSIRO and James Cook University to restore wetlands on the property. Jacob Cassady
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 01:01:17 +0200 -