Indigenous engagement

The Marine Biodiversity Hub is committed to improving the capacity of the marine research community to engage Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in coastal and marine research. Successful engagement features partnerships based on respect, trust, reflection and knowledge sharing.

Working together to restore seagrasses at Shark Bay

November 11, 2019

Hub researchers are working with Malgana Traditional Owners to assist the natural recovery of seagrasses devastated by a marine heatwave at Shark Bay.

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Sinclair, Elizabeth

Title 
Researcher
Partner Organisation 
Address 

School of Biological Sciences & Oceans Institute, The University of Western Australia

Based at Kings Park Science, Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions

Phone 
+61 8 94803642
Email 
elizabeth.sinclair@uwa.edu.au

Current activities

Project E6 – Assisting the restoration of seagrasses at Shark Bay

Seagrass Shark Bay, WA.  Image Gary Kendrick
The inshore waters of the Shark Bay World Heritage Area connect to the deeper waters of the adjacent Shark Bay Marine Park. Image: Gary Kendrick

Hub researchers are working with Malgana Traditional Owners to assist the natural recovery of seagrasses affected by climate change at the Shark Bay World Heritage Area.

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