(Phys.org) —Seagrass along Moreton Bay will drastically decline as sea levels rise, a University of Queensland study has found. The study, published in international journal Global Change Biology this week, reveals that ...
A voracious predator that devours prey larger than itself has been found lurking beneath Queensland's golden sandy beaches.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Queensland biological researcher has led the Moreton Bay release of four turtles that suffered starvation and illness from the January floods.
CSIRO researchers have found that vital seagrass beds in Moreton Bay recovered within 12 months of the 2011 Brisbane floods.
Amateur naturalists and other unpaid "citizen scientists" are playing a huge and vital role in the ongoing 'discovery' of Australia and all that it contains.
An international team of scientists has been exploring Moreton Bay, close to Brisbane, as a possible 'lifeboat' to save corals from the Great Barrier Reef at risk of extermination under climate change.
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Queensland researchers have discovered that one of the effects of inceased human population is stress being placed on the environment leading to sick turtles.
No-fishing zones implemented to protect the Moreton Bay ecosystem have proven their worth in light of last years flooding however the coral reefs and seagrass habitats are still at risk.
Dr Chris Roelfsema, from the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management at UQ, is concerned about the impact the 2011 floods may have on seagrass in Moreton Bay.