UQ expert assists in journal record of dwindling animal species
A University of Queensland academic has assisted in a prestigious journal's publication of a special issue about the impact humans are having on the world's animal species.
Professor Craig Franklin 11/07/2012

Our coral reefs: in trouble, but tougher than we thought

Coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific region, including the Great Barrier Reef, recover faster from major stresses than their Caribbean counterparts, leading marine scientists said today.
Dr George Roff and Professor Peter Mumby 11/07/2012

We can still save our reefs: coral scientist
John Pandolfi keeps his optimism alive despite the grim scientific evidence he confronts daily that the world's coral reefs are in a lot of trouble – along with 81 nations and 500 million people who depend on them.
Professor John Pandolfi 10/07/2012

Ocean acidification changes the behaviour of baby coral
Ocean acidification caused by human development can alter the behaviour of baby corals, a new study shows.
Professor Peter Mumby 17/04/12

Clustered cyclones reduce impact on ecosystems
New research by The University of Queensland and the University of Exeter has found that cyclone activity is clustered instead of random, as was previously thought, which has important long-term implications for coastal ecosystems and human population.
Professor Peter Mumby 20/10/2011

UQ research proves deep-reef coral hates the light, prefers the shade
Deep-reef coral grows more prosperously in very little sunlight researchers at The University of Queensland and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies have found.
Dr Pim Bongaerts 20/10/2011

How do reefs recover after a disaster?
UQ's Libby Liggins has just been announced as one of the year's Smart Futures PhD Scholarships recipients, and she is over the moon.
Libby Liggins 20/05/2011

Depth important in generating reef diversity
A study by UQ researchers reveals that corals are more adapted to smaller ecological niches than previously thought, and provides new insights into the processes that generate diversity on coral reefs.
Dr Pim Bongaerts 12/06/2010

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