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    Drones offer new perspective on vulnerable tide-exposed coral reefs

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    30 May 2024

    A new study has used drone technology and cutting-edge analytical methods for the first time to map the intertidal coral reefs of the Rowley Shoals off the Kimberley coast of Western Australia.

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    Deep-sea eyes evolved to focus on the prize

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    29 May 2024

    The remarkable diverse eyes of a group of deep-sea crustaceans evolved in response to specific evolutionary drivers, according to research from The University of Western Australia.

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    Seaweed forests an overlooked component of oceanic carbon storage

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    23 May 2024

    A groundbreaking study by an international team of researchers has revealed seaweed forests are significant contributors to ocean carbon storage. 

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

Ambrose Bierce

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

Seek Impact

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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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