Ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs) are special areas in the ocean that serve important purposes, in one way or another, to support the healthy functioning of oceans and the many services that it provides. This video is based on the outcomes of the EBSA workshop for the Southern Indian Ocean held in Mauritius in July 2012. Marine Hub researchers Nic Bax and Piers Dunstan provided technical advice to the workshop.
An international team of 40 scientists is set to embark on a pioneering voyage to study Australia’s eastern abyss.
Integrating scientific monitoring programs and broad-scale citizen scientist surveys to assess biodiversity on Australia's shallow reefs.
The chances of being attacked by a shark are low but a spate of bites off north NSW and more beach closures in Victoria and WA have put beachgoers on edge. So what’s going on?
We're determining where large marine animals are most in danger of colliding with vessels, to support a national strategy for reducing the risk.
A Marine Biodiversity Hub team sets out on a collaborative ‘search and rescue mission’ for threatened Largetooth Sawfish, building capacity for sawfish conservation along the way.
Lainey James and Margot Delaporte have completed their first trip aboard the Australian Maritime College Research Vessel Bluefin. The Hub research team revisited reef systems in the Freycinet Commonwealth Marine Reserve.
'Extreme' citizen scientists film black corals at spectacular unexplored reef off Tasmania’s east coast
Deep ocean divers acting as citizen scientists have taken the first close-up look at stunning marine life on a deep granite reef in the Freycinet Commonwealth Marine Reserve off Bicheno, eastern Tasmania.
A new species of giant stingray has been named after being encountered by scientists in northern Australian rivers, coastal Papua New Guinea and the Arafura Sea.
Marine Biodiversity Hub researcher Vanessa Lucieer and UTAS artists Jan Hogan and Annalise Rees explore the use of lines and imagery to communicate ideas about the unseen.