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Coral Biodiversity Expedition #1

Monitoring the relationship between coral and fish biodiversity is the focus of Dr Zoe Richard’s latest expedition to beautiful Lizard Island....

By: Dr Zoe Richards, Category: Science, Date: 12 Sep 2011

Welcome to the Jungle - Day 3

Mountains, monsoons and mosquitoes: highlights from amphibian biologist Dr Jodi Rowley's diary of her recent field trip to Central Vietnam.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 12 Sep 2011

This week in Fish: First Kidako Moray image

This week sees the addition of some great new movies.  The Halfband Snake Eel descending backwards into the sand is pretty amazing.  The Lepidion swimming at over a kilometre below the surface is worth a look and the male Pacific Leaping Blenny 'frantically' trying to attract females certainly brought a smile to my face.  There are also some great new images.  What is possibly the first photo of a live Kidako Moray and the oh-so-cute baby boxfish are just two of a great bunch.  Thank you to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 09 Sep 2011

Coal Seam Gas, Yes or No?

Coal Seam Gas, our next viable energy solution or environmental issue?

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 09 Sep 2011

Carbon Footprints

How big is your footprint really?  

By: Jonathon Cant, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 09 Sep 2011

For Arts Sake! – Visiting Bali #2

Ubud is an important cultural centre in Bali.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 09 Sep 2011

Welcome to the Jungle - Day 2

Mountains, monsoons and mosquitoes: highlights from amphibian biologist Dr Jodi Rowley's diary of her recent field trip to Central Vietnam.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 09 Sep 2011

Welcome to the Jungle - Day 1

Mountains, monsoons and mosquitos: Highlights from amphibian biologist Dr Jodi Rowley's diary of her recent field trip to Central Vietnam.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 08 Sep 2011

Field notes with ukelele

Dr Nichola Raihani is a scientist at the Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London and she is last year's John and Laurine Proud Fellow. She has recently completed her third annual field season at Lizard Island. During her six-week visit, she and several others formed an impromptu band and live music accompanied many a sunset, with  ukeleles, guitars, harmonicas and a marimba. Here Nikki shares her experience. (Note that Nikki is excessively modest about her achievements. She already has a paper in Science from last year's field work!)

By: Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: Science, Date: 07 Sep 2011

Eureka! Triumph for Carbon Neutral Events

Events, whether large or small, impact the environment—they consume a lot of resources and produce excessive waste. You can make any event carbon neutral by measuring its footprint and offsetting the impact of this through the purchase of carbon offsets.

By: Isabelle Kingsley, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Sep 2011