Australian quarantine authorities on Thursday urged travelers through Asia to avoid bringing in hitchhiking amphibians after a passenger arrived at an airport with a dead Indonesian toad in his shoe.
A Deakin University marine scientist is asking coastal Victorian and Tasmanian locals and summer holidaymakers to help save one of the ocean's biggest yet most elusive endangered creatures.
(Phys.org) —University of Adelaide research into parasites of giant Australian cuttlefish, and other related species, has uncovered details of the parasites' astonishing life cycles, and shown how they may help in investigating ...
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin deaths in WA have been linked to a new variant of cetacean morbillivirus (CeMV)—a virus related to the human measles and canine distemper viruses, according to research from the Murdoch University ...
Microplastics less than 5mm in diameter are contaminating Australia's sea surface at a concentration of more than 4000 pieces per square kilometre, according to research from UWA and CSIRO's Wealth from Oceans Flagship.
Australia and Japan's national news reports on whaling are often biased, emotive and misleading, Flinders University PhD candidate Tets Kimura says.
Each square kilometre of Australian sea surface water is contaminated by around 4000 pieces of tiny plastics that could affect humans as well as marine life according to researchers from The University of Western Australia ...
The world's seagrass meadows are in diabolical trouble – but Australian scientists say we can still save them if we act early, even as sea levels rise.
Australian scientists have developed a way to clean up the potentially deadly arsenic that pollutes the drinking water of tens of millions of people around the world.
Stuffed shrimp are decor rather than dinner for some of the folks who have caught the really big sort—invasive Asian tiger shrimp—in the Gulf of Mexico or along the East Coast.