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    World's largest ocean monitoring protects marine biodiversity

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    06 April 2021
    The network will document ocean wildlife including sharks, tuna and billfishes, to help protect marine biodiversity and the future of our oceans.
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    WA coastal flooding risk rising rapidly, study reveals

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    Scientists have found extreme sea levels in WA that cause flooding are rapidly increasing.

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    Perth Canyon protection likely to save endangered species

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    30 March 2021
    A submarine canyon off the coast of Perth that is home to some of Western Australia’s most iconic wildlife deserves stronger protection.
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    Food waste helps secure future fish

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    Food scraps could be used to create food for farmed fish, leading to a more sustainable global fish economy.
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    New video data to help conserve fish populations

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    More than 60,000 hours of underwater video will help researchers better understand and conserve fish populations around the world.

An ocean traveller has even more vividly the impression that the ocean is made of waves than that it is made of water.

Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington

WHO WE ARE

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.

WHAT WE DO

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Acknowledgement of Country

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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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