Scientists and fishers have embarked on a new project to learn more about the risks facing Narrow Sawfish in Northern Australia.
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Sawfish Day is an annual event to raise awareness of these vulnerable animals and to highlight the threats they face in order to safeguard their future. Now in its second year, help raise awareness of this special day and of these magnificent marine animals,by sharing these links with your social networks:
Northern Australia's vast river estuaries and coastal wetlands provide vital habitat for threatened and migratory species. Satellite imagery may be an effective way to monitor how they change over time.
The total volume of wastewater discharged to Australia’s oceans in 2016 was 1350 gigalitres: equivalent to 2.7 Sydney harbours.
A remarkable swatch of Bass Strait – part of the South-east network of offshore Australian Marine Parks – was mapped in July by a Marine Biodiversity Hub team in partnership with Parks Australia.
Warmer temperatures are affecting important groups of coral reef animals in ways that may reduce the capacity of corals to rebuild after bleaching.
The Marine Hub has created the following two-sided posters from its marine biodiversity research:
We’re mapping the seabed in the Beagle Marine Park, which bridges the Tasmanian and Victorian borders in north-eastern Bass Strait. Learn more from our survey leaders.
Coordinated actions by institutions and individuals at all levels of planning and implementation are needed to advance sea-country research in Australia.