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Category: Science

Notes from Nature – Digitising the Edgar Waite Dairies #0

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

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