The Great Barrier Reef — dying, doomed or doing just fine?
In July, Paul Hardistry, CEO of the Australian Institute of Marine Science and a NMSC member, wrote an opinion piece on the state of the Reef for The Australian. In it, he highlights the diametrically opposed and equally false messages that commentators drew from an AIMS monitoring report on the Reef. The Reef, he argued,…Read More
Forge magazine on the blue economy boom
Forge magazine, which focuses on innovation, entrepreneurship and wealth creation, has published a special feature on the economics and sustainability of oceans. Publisher David Haratsis believes that no other Australian business magazine has ever devoted as much space to the topic in a single issue. Four Australian universities feature in this special edition of Forge,…Read More
Journal publishes commentary by the National Marine Science Committee
The Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs has published an article submitted by the NMSC, ‘The National Marine Science Plan: informing Australia’s future ocean policy.’ The article, in the June 2016 edition, outlines the background to the development of the National Marine Science Plan 2015-2025 and discusses the significance of the blue economy to…Read More