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WAMSI joins early adopters on government open data portal

Sep 19 2018

The Western Australian Marine Science Institution has posted more than 130 data records making it the fourth biggest contributor to the WA Government’s open data portal.

Defoliated Amphibolis antarctica meadow_Matthew Fraser

Growing movement to highlight Shark Bay climate risks

Sep 19 2018

Researchers are calling for an urgent response to mitigate the threats to the Shark Bay World Heritage site from the effects of a changing climate.

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.