A new study by The University of Western Australia and the University of British Columbia has found 437 million tonnes of fish worth an estimated $720 billion have been thrown overboard in the past 65 years globally by industrial fisheries using bottom trawls.
Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at The University of Western Australia (UWA) have found that some corals are able to combat the effects of ocean acidification by controlling their own chemistry.
Plant biologists from The University of Western Australia have made an important discovery about rising temperatures and wheat crops - and subsequently learned that the Romans suspected the effect more than 2000 years ago.
The largest global study to examine physical activity in children aged between two and five years old has found 66 per cent of children are not getting the nationally recommended three hours of daily physical activity needed for their growth and development.
Future students and their families are invited to The University of Western Australia’s Health Campus (off Monash Avenue in Nedlands) for its inaugural community Open Day on Sunday 8 April between 10am and 2pm.