Scientists said cooling of tip over past 15 years is related to wind patterns, but does not mean that global warming has stopped, says The Guardian.
About 90% of forests off the western coast were wiped out between 2011 to 2013, posing a threat to biodiversity and the marine economy, say scientists. Read more in The Guardian.
While the world panics about the Great Barrier Reef, an even larger and more valuable habitat is collapsing under our noses, says The Atlantic. Read how marine heat waves are devastating kelp forests in Australia's Great Southern Reef, including an interview with Redmap founder Gretta Pecl!
The redthroat emperor, eastern rock lobster and western blue groper all made it onto Redmap's Top 3 lists. Here is a snapshot of Redmap's community data.
Obsessed diver, sea slug guru, unlucky fisherman (of mainly toadfish): meet marine biologist Dr David Harasti. He verifies many of the community sightings logged on Redmap in NSW. How did this landlubber from Canberra – who spent his youth fishing for carp in lakes – become a marine biologist and underwater photographer?