May 14, 2013
"Whale sharks off Perth, irukandji jellyfish at Ningaloo Reef and humpback whales giving birth 2000km from their usual calving grounds have left biologists baffled as they investigate whether an ocean heatwave is to blame for marine life turning up in unexpected places," writes Michelle Wheeler in the West Australian. Read the full article here.
May 6, 2013
Redmap has developed a ‘report card’ to assess and report potential shifts in species ranges using the observations made by divers and fishers in Tasmania (where Redmap started 3 years ago before it launched nationally!). Check out which fish may be on the move in the Report Card.
April 3, 2013
March 15, 2013
Mobile technology is enabling people to become productive in ways they never thought possible and recently the scientific community has been looking to tap into that productivity by enlisting citizen scientists, writes Brett Smith for redOrbit.com. Read the full article here.
Feb. 13, 2013
This red emperor was spotted near Geraldton in WA, south of its usual range, by Redmap member Jon Jarvis. Australian fishers and divers have logged over 100 marine critters since Redmap Australia launched in mid-December! See some recent sightings around the country here.