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    World-leading oceanographer honoured for mentoring legacy

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    21 February 2024

    A Professor at the UWA Oceans Institute has been honoured for mentoring hundreds of students and early career scientists; largely through the world-renowned research and training program he developed at The University of Western Australia.

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    Marine sponges reveal global warming has already exceeded 1.5 degrees

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    06 February 2024

    Scientists analysed 300 years of ocean temperature records from marine sponges and discovered global warming has increased by 0.5 degrees more than was previously estimated.

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    Governments are helping the fishing industry empty our oceans. This injustice must end

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    05 February 2024

    Overfishing has dire consequences for ocean health and for the millions of people who depend on fish for food and wellbeing.

It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean.

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UWA Oceans Institute

The Oceans Institute nurtures an ecosystem of cross-disciplinary researchers and educators to serve the needs of the ocean community of Western Australia, the Indian Ocean and the world.

We are committed to supporting the scholarship of our blue planet for a better tomorrow.

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We pay our respects to the past and present Traditional Owners of the land on which our experts reside, the Whadjuk Nyoongar people of Western Australia, and to all the native peoples of the lands and seas on which our researchers work.

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