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Category: Science

Singapore Straits Marine Biodiversity Survey

Two of our scientists are taking part in a major biodiversity survey based at St Johns Island, south of Singapore.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 03 Jun 2013

This Week in Fish: A Fishy Fortnight

Actually it's been a fortnight, but who's counting.  Thank you to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 31 May 2013

Ghost net art: Not just net and rope...

Seeing the large amounts of fishing net and rope at Erub Erwer Meta, I was surprised that they could be turned into such beautiful things.

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 29 May 2013

Ghost net art: Work begins at Erub Erwer Meta

Our second day on Darnley Island saw the beginning stages of construction for Garom the rock cod.

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 29 May 2013

Ghost net art: Arrival on Darnley Island

My colleague Scott Mitchell and I recently visited Darnley Island, also known as Erub, in the far eastern Torres Strait Islands (TSI).

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 29 May 2013

Message in a bottle

Hidden inside a copper jug, a message from the past.
 

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Science, Date: 29 May 2013

Ghost net art: Great interest in Frank Hurley's photos of Darnley Island

News of the Hurley photos spread like wildfire through Darnley...

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 28 May 2013

Controlling Crown of Thorns

Some ground-breaking trials have recently been performed at our Lizard Island Research Station on the Great Barrier Reef.

By: Charlie Shuetrim, Category: Science, Date: 22 May 2013

This Week in Fish: Mako magic

What do you see in the image?  Interlocking vine leaves? Think again. These are the scales of a Mako Shark from the fish collection.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 17 May 2013

Cultural Collections at the Contemporary Pacific Arts Festival

In April, we attended the CPAF in Melbourne to explore new Pacifica social and cultural initiatives being championed in the state.

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Keren Ruki, Dion Peita, Mr Logan Metcalfe, Mrs Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman, Category: Science, Date: 16 May 2013