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Category: Science

How it All Began (Polychaetes Conference 2013)

Thirty years ago, way back in 1983, 85 people from 15 countries gathered at the Australian Museum to spend a week talking about worms.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: Science, Date: 22 Jul 2013

This week in fish: Flash fishes!

This week you'll be blown out of the water by the amazing footage of flashlight fishes filmed at night.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 19 Jul 2013

Notes from Nature - Digitising the Edgar Waite Diaries #2

In 1883, self-taught naturalist Edgar Waite was only 18 and already a confident and resourceful collector and networker.  

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Science, Date: 19 Jul 2013

Our Global Neighbours: Contacts across Timor Sea

Smoking in Arnhem Land – culture with Asian flavour.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 04 Jul 2013

Our Global Neighbours: Kenyah People of Borneo

The glimpses of life of forest people.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 28 Jun 2013

Notes from Nature – Digitising the Edgar Waite Dairies #1

Edgar Waite began his life-long diary habit at the tender age of eight.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Science, Date: 28 Jun 2013

Our Global Neighbours: Pacific-culture ancestry in Formosa

Bark cloths, sailing with outrigger, headhunting and more.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 24 Jun 2013

This week in fish: Fishes with a Manly flavour

Some of the new content added this week has a 'Manly' flavour.  How good is your knowledge of Sydney fishes?

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 14 Jun 2013

This week in Fish: Oh, oh, oh what an Oarfish!

Really interesting happenings this week.  Amazing Oarfish video and cool footage of juvenile Purplespotted Bigeyes.  Thank you everyone!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 07 Jun 2013

Ghost net art: Turtle

 Earlier this year, we acquired a ghost net ‘Turtle’ that was made by Ellarose Savage.
 

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 04 Jun 2013