News: marine biology
Marine life being out of sight, does not mean it is out of trouble.
It is a popular takeaway choice at fish and chip shops, but new research has revealed threatened species of shark are being sold as flake at some outlets across South Australia.
Winners have been announced in a state-wide school art competition aimed at increasing young people’s knowledge of South Australian marine life and Australian Marine Parks. The students were inspired to create their art following a University of Adelaide organised roadshow.
Existing ways of calculating biodiversity dynamics are not very effective in detecting wholesale species community change due to the effects of ocean acidification.
A team of researchers from the University of Adelaide are travelling across South Australia on a marine education roadshow to showcase the importance of First Nations’ Sea Country and marine parks as homes for invaluable species.
Three University of Adelaide graduates - Lachlan Holden, Anna Kalamkarian, and Jamie Priest – have been awarded prestigious Westpac Future Leaders Scholarships to continue their research.