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Sharks: How a cull could ruin an ecosystem

An Australian summer rarely passes without another chilling headline about a shark attack. And while the first response to the now seemingly regular attacks is to call for a cull, killing them is not the answer.

dateMay 08, 2017 in Ecology
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Declines in sharks drive 'fatter' fish

New research from The University of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) suggests that reef fishes eat differently when sharks are around. To avoid unwanted attention from large predators, ...

dateApr 20, 2017 in Ecology
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Endangered sawfish no match for Aussie croc

The sharpened teeth on the saw-like snout of the critically endangered Australian sawfish is proving little defence against its deadliest underwater predators, the crocodile and shark.

dateApr 13, 2017 in Ecology
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