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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.
Offshore wind key to Australia’s clean future
In July 2021, the Blue Economy CRC, CSIRO, the Institute for Sustainable Futures, Saitec Offshore and the Maritime Union of Australia released a research report…Read More
UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
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…Read More
Innovation for the blue economy
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…Read More
Get your research on RV Investigator
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…Read More
Latest figures out on Australia’s growing blue economy
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…Read More
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Chair: Toni Moate, Director of National Facilities and Collections, CSIRO
Deputy Chair: Kim Picard, Chair of the AusSeabed Steering Committee, Geoscience Australia
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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…Read More