Whale migration in our noisy oceans
University of Melbourne mathematical modelling finds the noise we make in our oceans is affecting marine life, particularly whales, confusing their migrations.
The ‘Russian dolls’ of coral reefs
New University of Melbourne research has discovered bacteria inside the algae that live inside corals, which helps to shed new light on reef-building corals.
Protecting our coasts naturally
University of Melbourne scientists are trialling nature-based coastal defence systems (mussel reefs and mangrove forests) in Port Phillip Bay.
Protest and democracy in Asia
Western-style protests in Asia like those on the Japanese island Okinawa are an example of growing civil society dynamism, says a University of Melbourne expert
Jellyfish: Where art meets science
Artist Penelope Davis brings together art and University of Melbourne's scientific expertise in her exhibition, Sea-change - a commentary on climate change.
Three ways to save stressed-out coral
Manipulating mutant cells and bacteria, marine scientists are working on ways to make coral more resistant to the damaging effects of climate change.
From Killer Whales to underworld killers, the evolution of a documentary filmmaker
Klaus Toft, producer of the Four Corners and Fairfax 7-Eleven investigation talks filmmaking, marine biology and the Jacques Cousteau lifestyle
Helping corals survive a rapidly changing world
Coral reefs are in trouble and we are the problem. Professor Madeleine van Oppen thinks we could also be part of the solution.