News and Media
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Latest media releases
Nemo’s Epic Journey to Find a New Home
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 - New research has found clownfish larvae can swim up to 400 kilometres in search of a home, which makes them better able to cope with environmental change.
Specialised species critical for reefs
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - One of Australia's leading coral reef ecologists fears that reef biodiversity may not provide the level of insurance for ecosystem survival that we once thought.
Hunting porcupines: divers and scientists join forces to find rare stingray
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - James Cook University scientists and divers have teamed up to study one of the marine world’s most elusive stingrays – the porcupine ray.
JCU hits 'em for six
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - James Cook University is again toasting its success, winning a clean sweep of national teaching and learning awards.
Sharks more abundant on healthy coral reefs
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 - A new study by researchers from JCU and the Australian Institute of Marine Science has revealed sharks in no-fishing zones in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park are more abundant when the coral is healthy.
From nursery to school: research highlights critical fish habitats
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - Researchers have discovered that estuaries and salt marshes are many times more valuable as fish nurseries than was previously thought.
We have no room for discrimination: Eddie Koiki Mabo Lecture
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - Racial discrimination does not belong in our communities, nor our highest law, a young orator will explain at a public lecture in Townsville next Tuesday (September 2).
JCU in the news
Zone Tropical Coastal Oceans; Manage Them More Like Land Resources: Scientists
Ocean News & Technology
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:48:03 GMT
What women want: the ‘ex-factor’
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:10:25 GMT
Cochrane Review on primaquine to prevent malaria transmission
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:33:35 GMT
Global Warming Could Hurt Fish Friendships
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:21:37 GMT
Australia: activist highlights implications for Gladstone dredging report
Dredging News Online
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:15:42 GMT