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People and ecosystems

Understanding of the links between coral reef ecosystems, the goods and services they provide to people, and the wellbeing of human societies.

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Ecosystem dynamics: past, present and future

Examining the multi-scale dynamics of reefs, from population dynamics to macroevolution

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Responding to a changing world

Advancing the fundamental understanding of the key processes underpinning reef resilience.

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University Townsville
Queensland 4811 Australia

Phone: 61 7 4781 4000
Email: info@coralcoe.org.au

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24 Feb 2015
Great Barrier Reef corals eat plastic

Great Barrier Reef corals eat plastic

Researchers in Australia have found that corals commonly found on the Great Barrier Reef will eat micro-plastic pollution.“Corals are non-selective feeders and our results sh...

17 Feb 2015
Deep sea expedition into the unexplored Perth canyon abyss

Deep sea expedition into the unexplored Perth canyon abyss

A group of acclaimed scientists from The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) will go where few ot...

20 Jan 2015
Professor Gary Russ recognised with institutional award from Silliman University

Professor Gary Russ recognised with institutional award from Silliman University

Distinguished marine biologist Professor Garry R. Russ from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia received an in...

15 Jan 2015
Predicting coral reef futures under climate change

Predicting coral reef futures under climate change

Researchers examining the impact of climate change on coral reefs have found a way to predict which reefs are likely to recover following bleaching episodes and which won’t.C...

14 Jan 2015
Climate and friends influence young corals choice of real estate

Climate and friends influence young corals choice of real estate

Researchers in Queensland have found that where baby corals choose to settle is influenced by ocean temperature and the presence of their symbiotic algae in the water.Warmer th...

10 Dec 2014
You are what you eat – if you’re a coral reef fish

You are what you eat – if you’re a coral reef fish

In a world first study researchers have found a coral-eating fish that disguises its smell to hide from predators.“For many animals vision is less important than their sense ...

03 Dec 2014
Managing reefs to benefit coastal communities

Managing reefs to benefit coastal communities

Coral reefs provide a range of benefits, such as food, opportunities for income and education, but not everyone has the same access to them, according to a new study conducted by t...

03 Dec 2014
A glimmer of hope for corals as baby reef-builders cope with acidifying oceans

A glimmer of hope for corals as baby reef-builders cope with acidifying oceans

While the threat of coral bleaching as a result of climate change poses a serious risk to the future of coral reefs world wide, new research has found that some baby corals may be ...

25 Nov 2014
Coral reef scientists win QLD Young Tall Poppy science awards

Coral reef scientists win QLD Young Tall Poppy science awards

Townsville-based marine biologist, Dr Sue-Ann Watson has been named Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year.The prestigious award recognises Dr Watson’s work at the...

18 Nov 2014
History’s lesson reveals depth of fish catch decline

History’s lesson reveals depth of fish catch decline

Scientists in Queensland have used historic media to measure the decline in Queensland’s pink snapper fishery, highlighting a drop of almost 90 per cent in catch rates since the ...

17 Nov 2014
Extinction risk not the answer for reef futures

Extinction risk not the answer for reef futures

Coral and reef fishes are not like pandas and tigers, and the extinction risks they face are much lower. Leading coral reef scientists in Australia and the USA say there needs to b...

13 Nov 2014
Combating illegal fishing in offshore marine reserves

Combating illegal fishing in offshore marine reserves

Conservation scientists say there needs to be a new approach to protecting offshore marine reserves.Illegal fishing in marine reserves will be a major focus at the IUCN World P...

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University Townsville
Queensland 4811 Australia

Phone: 61 7 4781 4000
Email: info@coralcoe.org.au