The federal budget may deliver short-term gain, but long-term repercussions

A budget that could return to bite us on the backside – that’s what a senior University of Queensland economist and political scientist makes of the Australian Government’s 2017/18 financial strategy.

10 May 2017
Biodiversity will be one of the characteristics considered in identifying the most important reefs. Credit: The Ocean Agency, Jayne Jenkins

A list of the world’s 50 most important reefs to protect from climate change is being compiled by a global team of world experts led by The University of Queensland.

24 February 2017
Shallow reef at Emily's Pinnacles, Bermuda. © The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey / Christophe Bailhache

Deep coral reefs should not be relied upon as a “lifeline” for shallow reefs, a new study by University of Queensland marine scientists argues.

16 February 2017