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Read news and stories about Australian marine science and the blue economy. This includes work by the NMSC, our member organisations and the wider marine science community.

It also includes stories highlighting the nexus between marine science, the blue economy and the development of strong economies, vibrant communities and healthy environments.

The Great Barrier Reef — dying, doomed or doing just fine?

23 July 2021

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…

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UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

14 November 2019

On 5 November, the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO-IOC) and the National Marine Science Committee (NMSC) held a stakeholder briefing for the UN Decade of…

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Innovation for the blue economy

06 October 2017

The Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade ‘innovationXchange’ and CSIRO hosted an Innovation for the Blue Economy Workshop in August 2015. It assembled…

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Get your research on RV Investigator

09 May 2017

The next big discovery in marine science may be waiting for you on board RV Investigator. This state-of-the-art research vessel provides marine researchers with an…

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Latest figures out on Australia’s growing blue economy

22 March 2017

This month the Australian Institute of Marine Science’s latest AIMS Index of Marine Industry was released. The 2016 report says Australia’s marine industries now contribute…

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International Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030)

17 March 2017

One Planet, One Ocean – IOC Proposal for an International Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) 17 March 2017 The IOC has written…

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