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Thu, 29 Jun 2017
New research by the State of the Tropics project reveals US $30 trillion needs to be spent in the Tropics by 2030 to provide sustainable infrastructure for the billi...
Fri, 9 Jun 2017
Following its launch on World Oceans Day on 8 June 2017, the new S.E.A. Aquarium Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with James Cook University (JCU) ...
Tue, 11 Apr 2017
James Cook University’s standing as a world leader in environmental sciences has been re-affirmed with JCU ranked No.1 in the world for marine biology and No. ...
Tue, 27 Sep 2016
The Undergraduate Awards (UA) has announced the winners of the 2016 programme, including two Highly Commended Entrants from James Cook University, Singapore.

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Coral reef fish exhibit 'drunken' behaviour from petroleum-based oil
Topics: water-pollution, oil-and-gas, oceans-and-reefs, fish, marine-parks, australia Transcript Humans aren't the only species that...

delicate coral reef ecosystems. Featured: Dr Jodie Rummer, James Cook University Bridie Allan, Institute of Marine Research in Norway
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:35:00 +0200 -
Great Barrier Reef: Fish exposed to oil make risky choices, study finds
Small amounts of oil in marine environments cause fish found in the Great Barrier Reef to make risky decisions, a team of international...

were quite alarming," said study co-author Dr Jodie Rummer from James Cook University. "In such early life stages, if these reef fishes are
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:25:41 +0200 -
‘Benefits of feeding seaweed to cattle need to be seriously looked at’
The potential benefits of introducing seaweed to the diets of cattle deserve to be seriously looked at, according to Independent TD,...

, reportedly reaffirmed his findings as part of a study undertaken in James Cook University. If this was proven to be the case here in
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:17:39 +0200 -
Tech trailblazer Ian Atkinson on embracing change
He works where the rainforest meets the reef: the base of Mount Sorrow in Daintree near Cairns. The skills that...

on a science degree at Australia's leading tropical research university and pursuing the subject at JCU up to doctorate level. Atkinson, who
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:21:00 +0200 -
A hit love song for toads
James Cook University researchers in Australia say they now know exactly what makes horny cane toads boogie. And the toad tune could help...

James Cook University researchers in Australia say they now know exactly what makes horny cane toads boogie. And the toad tune could help
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:25:42 +0200 -