Divers help with shark research

Citizen science aids shark research

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Recreational dive guides can help researchers to keep track of changes in shark populations, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science.

Pilbara Marine Strategy - Courtesy Euan Harvey

Pilbara marine health check - good and bad news

Thursday, 13 February 2014

A health and wellbeing check up of World Heritage-listed reef ecosystems in the Pilbara region of Western Australia will provide a critical baseline of marine conditions to government, industry and researchers.

Photo by Anne and Charles Sheppard

Untouched ocean reefs to yield secrets

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Our understanding of pristine marine environments before human exploitation will grow when researchers from The University of Western Australia join an international expedition to the Indian Ocean's Chagos Archipelago, the world's largest fully protected marine sanctuary.

Professor Jessica Meeuwig

In Darwin's footsteps

Thursday, 19 January 2012

A marine researcher at The University of Western Australia has been appointed a Conservation Fellow of the Zoological Society of London - a society that appointed Charles Darwin* a Fellow in 1837.

A ballet of ocean leather jackets at 210 m

Scientists reveal deep sea mysteries of the Perth Canyon

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Never before seen images of marine life deep inside the Perth Canyon, 22km west of Rottnest Island, were revealed today by scientists at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Marine Futures and School of Plant Biology, and CSIRO.

Perth's grand canyon revealed, deep beneath the waves

Friday, 4 June 2010

The mysteries of the Perth Canyon, carved millions of years ago by the Swan River but now submerged deep beneath the waves 22 kilometres west of Rottnest Island, have been caught on camera for the first time by scientists at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Marine Futures and CSIRO.

Diver filming at Abrolhos Islands

Awards haul for UWA marine images

Friday, 28 May 2010

Extraordinary marine images captured by researchers from The University of Western Australia off the State's southern coastline have featured in winning entries in a leading international communications competition.

Western Australia's life aquatic goes online

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Underwater footage recorded as part of The University of Western Australia's Marine Futures project, has been used to give a fish-eye view of the State's unique marine environment.

Jessica Meeuwig

UWA marine research recognised in coastal awards

Friday, 16 October 2009

A project team that mapped 1500 square kilometres of coastline from the Abrolhos to Esperance has been awarded a 2009 WA Coastal Award for Excellence in Marine Science and Education.