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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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Coral Reef Studies

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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27 Nov 2012
Marine reserves ‘must adapt to climate change’

Marine reserves ‘must adapt to climate change’

Australia can be a world leader in designing marine reserves that keep pace with changes in the climate and human activity and still successfully protect their sea life, a leading ...

26 Nov 2012
Humanity urged to make best use of ‘borrowed’ time

Humanity urged to make best use of ‘borrowed’ time

Humanity may be able to avert major environmental catastrophes that now loom if it learns to make better use of ‘borrowed time’, an eminent marine biologist will tell the Austr...

13 Nov 2012
Naïve fish: easy targets for spear fishers

Naïve fish: easy targets for spear fishers

Big fish that have grown up in marine reserves don’t seem to know enough to avoid fishers armed with spear guns waiting outside the reserve.The latest research by an Australi...

07 Nov 2012
Historic coral collapse on Great Barrier Reef

Historic coral collapse on Great Barrier Reef

Australian marine scientists have unearthed evidence of an historic coral collapse in Queensland’s Palm Islands following development on the nearby mainland.Cores taken throu...

31 Oct 2012
Discovery of mega-rich coral biodiversity in Aceh, Indonesia

Discovery of mega-rich coral biodiversity in Aceh, Indonesia

Terkait Publikasi internasional kerjasama antara Pusat Studi Kelautan dan Perikanan (PSKP) Universitas Syiah Kuala Banda Aceh, ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Jame...

08 Oct 2012
Researchers find ‘killer solution’ for a reef killer

Researchers find ‘killer solution’ for a reef killer

8 October 2012An Australia-based team of marine scientists has developed what may prove an effective control for the dreaded Crown of Thorns starfish (COTS), which periodically...

24 Sep 2012
Climate is changing the Great Barrier Reef

Climate is changing the Great Barrier Reef

Satellite measurement of sea surface temperatures has yielded clear evidence of major changes taking place in the waters of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef over the past 25 years,...

10 Sep 2012
Seafood caution as Ciguatera attacks rise

Seafood caution as Ciguatera attacks rise

A team of international marine scientists has reported a 60 per cent increase in the incidence of cases of Ciguatera poisoning among people living in Pacific Island nations.Cig...

21 Aug 2012
Sea life ‘facing major shock’

Sea life ‘facing major shock’

Life in the world’s oceans faces far greater change and risk of large-scale extinctions than at any previous time in human history, a team of the world’s leading marine scienti...

06 Aug 2012
New study helps predict impact of ocean acidification on shellfish

New study helps predict impact of ocean acidification on shellfish

 An international study to understand and predict the likely impact of ocean acidification on shellfish and other marine organisms living in seas from the tropics to the p...

12 Jul 2012
Our coral reefs: In trouble – but tougher than we thought

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...

10 Jul 2012
New book inspires children to protect Dugongs

New book inspires children to protect Dugongs

Australia’s children are being enlisted in the fight to save dugongs from the multiple threats of coastal development, climate change, and environmental pollution, thanks to the ...

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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