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    Marine scientists urge Cook Govt to look to science when planning South Coast Marine Park

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    12 June 2024

    Thirty-four of Australia’s most senior marine scientists have co-signed a submission urging the Cook Government to listen to the science as it finalises plans for the South Coast Marine Park.

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    Juvenile play helps dolphins kick more reproductive goals

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    11 June 2024

    Playing together as juveniles helps male dolphins become more successful as adults, according to a new study.

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    Marine ecologist awarded Australian Laureate Fellowship

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    31 May 2024

    A highly cited marine ecologist has been awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowship for a research project that aims to secure the future of the Great Southern Reef.

OCEAN, n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man—who has no gills.

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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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