News: Marine Biology

Scientists discover new species of turtle-headed sea snake

Emydocephalus orarius, or the Western Turtle-headed Sea Snake

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered a new species of turtle-headed sea snake in Western Australia. 

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Science graduate helps conservationists find a new community online

Jessie Panazzolo, the founder of Lonely Conservationists

Meet science alumna Jessie Pannazolo, the founder of a new online community called Lonely Conservationists.

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New funding for carbon storage in coastal ecosystems

University of Adelaide PhD student Hannah Auricht and technician Tan Dang sampling salt marsh soil cores near St Kilda to analyse for carbon content

Scientists are investigating the potential for more carbon storage in our coastal ecosystems with new funding from the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board.

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Drones helping Australian sea lion survival

Australian sea lions are in trouble. Their population has never recovered from the impact of the commercial sealing that occurred mainly in the 19th century.

Australian sea lions are in trouble. Scientists are using drones to investigate the health of these animals.

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Marine biologists provide deep thoughts on kelp forests

Kelp image

Australian and New Zealand researchers have joined forces to document their view of kelp forests.

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Deep breath: this sea snake gathers oxygen through its forehead

Deep breath: this sea snake gathers oxygen through its forehead

Only fish have gills, right? Wrong. Scientists have found a snake that can breathe through the top of its own head.

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Spaghetti and mud pies scoop 3-Minute Thesis final

Sciences 3 minute thesis finals 2019 winners

The depth and diversity of research student projects in the Faculty of Sciences was once again on display at this week's final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

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A shore future for our coastal vegetation

Nicole Foster PhD coastal vegetation research

Researchers are using new ways to gain genetic information from ocean sediment to determine the past and future survival of our coastal vegetation.

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