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    The heat is on: what we know about why ocean temperatures keep smashing records

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    11 April 2024

    Based on proxy observations, we can say our oceans are now hotter than well before the rise of human civilisation, very likely for at least 100,000 years.

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    Charting the course for Sustainable Ocean Planning

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    09 April 2024

    The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute was proud to contribute to the global conversation on Sustainable Ocean Planning and offer solutions to help address Ocean Decade’s Challenge 4: to develop a sustainable and equitable ocean economy.

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    Hotspots and cooler spots: Variable rates of flatback turtles hatching on WA's Pilbara beaches

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    02 April 2024

    Climate change will impact the emergence success and sex ratio of flatback turtle hatchlings in the Pilbara region of Western Australia within the next two decades, according to a new study.

Human beings are sea creatures, dependent on the oceans just as much as whales, herring or coral reefs.

Slyvia A Earle

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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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