Scientists have sequenced the seahorse's genome and found the genes that could explain male pregnancy.
Seagrass meadows are often overlooked by the public but vital to the ocean ecosystem.
Seagrass is more than just a bit of sea greenery.
Sea turtles eating more seagrass could threaten the ocean’s ability to store carbon.
Sharks and other ocean predators help protect the ocean's carbon stores by keeping other wildlife in check.
Shark Bay is one of Australia’s 19 World Heritage Areas, home to dolphins, dugongs, and sharks.
In the summer of 2010-2011 Western Australia experienced an unprecedented heatwave — but not on land. Between December 2010 and April 2011, sea temperatures off the WA coast reached 3C above average, and…
New weed control techniques developed for sugarcane crops in Queensland could reduce herbicide runoffs into the Great Barrier…
Australia’s seagrass could earn A$35 million in carbon credits each year, if we have a trading scheme.
Australia is surrounded by a thin green line of seagrass meadows potentially worth A$5.4 billion on international carbon markets, and which could contribute to Australia and other nations meeting carbon…
Segrass carbon sequestration could be worth as much as A$45 billion, based on the current carbon price of about A$23 per…
Seagrass slows climate change by absorbing carbon but global warming is causing vast tracts of it to die off.
Rising sea levels will lead to a drastic decline in seagrass stocks, a new study has found, but reducing water pollution…
Seagrasses store carbon more efficiently than rainforests, making them a crucial part of climate change mitigation.
Seagrass stores carbon 35 times faster than rainforests, preventing billions of tonnes of greenhouse gases escaping every…
Vast meadows of seagrass are thought to be the oldest living things on the planet.
An ancient seagrass that spans up to 15 kilometres and weighs more than 6,000 metric tonnes may be more than 100,000 years…