5 June 2013
On World Environment Day we focus on a Marine Protected Area proposal that could see the protection of unique and significant marine ecosystems off the coast of East Antarctica.
27 May 2013
Dr Meg McKeown has had a remarkable journey to her current position as Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine registrar working with the Australian Antarctic Division.
22 May 2013
New research combining traditional taxonomy with DNA technology has found that Antarctic marine communities are more biologically diverse than previously thought.
12 April 2013
Patagonian toothfish caught by Australian fishers has been labeled ‘best choice’ by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program.
18 December 2012
A young Antarctic scientist will share her research on ‘giant’ crustaceans and other Antarctic sea floor creatures with Nobel laureates in Japan.
21 November 2012
A new PhD program in Quantitative Antarctic Science has begun.
10 July 2012
Clock genes’ that regulate the daily and seasonal internal rhythms of krill are the target of new research by Antarctic scientists seeking a better understanding of what makes these important crustaceans tick.
8 June 2012
Research in the Southern Ocean aims to answer the many questions arising in this rapidly changing environment.
5 June 2012
Australia’s Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI) toothfish fishery is contributing to the ‘green economy’ on World Environment Day, after its independent certification as a sustainable and well managed fishery.
22 May 2012
The Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI) Marine Reserve is set to expand, after the discovery of some of the most biodiverse examples of marine communities in the Southern Ocean.