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Fishing for Blue Swimmer crabs near Mandurah ©iananderick201501026

Marine science focus turns to Perth metro and south coast

Jul 5 2018

The Perth metro and southern coastlines are among the next areas of focus for research development by the Western Australian Marine Science Institution partnership.

More than 70 Shark Bay Science experts break into groups to come up with science priorities

Adapting to ecosystem change in the Shark Bay World Heritage site

Jul 4 2018

Five years after a report into the Shark Bay World Heritage site recommended a coordinated collaborative approach was vital to understand changes in the ecosystem, more than 70 science and industry experts have joined forces to examine the threats and prioritise the research needed to save its st

Confidence needed to turn ageing oil and gas infrastructure into reefs

May 14 2018

A review of Western Australian stakeholders has found that many are in favour of decommissioned oil and gas platforms being left to serve as artificial reefs as long as there is evidence to support the social, economic and environmental benefits.

A diver approaches a sea fan at South Park, Clerke Reef, Rowley Shoals, Western Australia

Funding boost for Western Australia's blue economy

Apr 9 2018

Western Australia's blue economy has received more than $2.6 million in funding over three years to support marine science.

Blueprint for Marine Science Update – March 2018

Mar 27 2018

WAMSI welcomes Western Australian government's three-year funding commitment to pursue projects under the Blueprint for Marine Science priorities, including matters raised in the recently released report on Decommissioning of offshore Infrastructure: a review of stakeholder views and science priorities.