Floating islands of plastic in our oceans endanger marine life.

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12th April 2018 11:04 AM

A MARINE debris survey researcher from CQUniversity Dr Scott Wilson discusses a current survey into debris within the...

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07th March 2013 4:03 AM

A MACKAY scientist has found two species of sea snake which had been feared extinct.

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24th Dec. 2015 11:12 AM

MARINE researchers inadvertently captured this fever of cownose rays in the Solitary Islands Marine Reserve off the coast...

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20th Sept. 2016 3:09 PM

Balloons have long been a fun thing for children to grab when they’re being handed out at shopping centres — but there’s a...

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27th Nov. 2018 5:11 AM

FOOTAGE shows a 4.8 metre long whale falling out of a bin and on to the ground during a mission to dispose of the mammal’s...

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23rd Sept. 2018 6:09 AM

WITH excited underwater gestures, our guide points to a large turtle in the shipwrecks off Moreton Island.

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09th Dec. 2016 4:12 PM

TWO turtles and two seabirds have been found covered in oil in the wake of a spill near Townsville, the Great Barrier Reef...

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31st July 2015 7:07 AM

Casey was able to get close enough to identify the shark – a hammerhead – and took the photo when it returned to deeper...

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05th Oct. 2016 1:10 PM

“WE'VE had three months worth of data and nothing suggests shark nets are an effective response to community concerns about...

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10th March 2017 9:03 AM

THE Greens have called on the Baird Government to hold a plebiscite to see if New South Wales residents support installing...

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20th Oct. 2016 6:10 AM

Sometimes, mother nature can steer you in directions you would have otherwise not explored

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28th Nov. 2017 10:11 AM

THE Pacu, a fish dubbed the ‘ball-cutter’ for biting off men’s testicles, has been found in Paris and there are fears it...

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05th Sept. 2013 9:09 AM

SCIENTISTS have confirmed that a shark found off the coast of Florida in 2011 was a single specimen with two heads, rather...

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28th March 2013 7:03 AM

IT’S a whale. No, it’s a shark. Actually, it’s the world’s biggest fish.

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03rd Jan. 2013 10:01 AM

FOR most people, the Coral Sea is an unseen wilderness beneath the ocean, hund reds of kilometres from the Australian...

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21st May 2012 2:05 PM

THE Federal Government has released a draft plan to protect marine life off the east coast of Australia, including the...

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12th Nov. 2011 2:11 PM

HE’S been working on the water for more than 30 years, but Ken Smith had never seen a box jellyfish float by his boat –...

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28th Nov. 2013 5:11 AM

A PURPLE jellyfish believed to be a newly discovered species has been found at Shelly Beach.

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04th June 2014 6:06 AM

Photographs of volunteers and marine life at the Quoin Island Turtle Rehabilitation Centre taken in 2014.

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15th Feb. 2014 5:02 AM

A boat strike has been blamed for the death of a turtle that was found washed up on Spinnaker Park beach this week.

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19th Sept. 2013 7:09 AM

A global animal protection lobby force claims it has been ‘gagged’ by the Queensland Government from documenting sharks...

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03rd June 2019 12:06 PM

A confused marketing merry-go-round has put tourism promotion on an ill-fated collision course with a global doom...

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13th June 2019 7:06 AM

An underwater photographer has captured rare footage of coral spawning on the Great Barrier Reef, six months earlier than...

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18th June 2019 6:06 AM

A charity that never asked for a $443 million grant to save the Great Barrier Reef but got the money anyway has revealed...

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10th Jan. 2019 5:01 AM

The carcass of a dolphin was discovered on Dundowran Beach on the weekend

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31st Jan. 2019 10:01 AM

ONCE a rare sight, humpback whales and their calves have become a common spectacle off our coast and researchers are...

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21st July 2018 5:07 AM

A Gold Coast scientist us helping to ‘reseed’ the Great Barrier Reef in a world-first project to regenerate the global...

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26th Dec. 2018 7:12 AM

UnderWater World is set to gain a new name, new animals and breathe life into the Sunshine Coast attraction.

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12th July 2013 11:07 AM

DISSOLVED aluminium levels in South Trees Inlet, near the QAL red mud dam, rose sharply in September. Are those aluminium...

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04th Dec. 2012 9:12 AM

A DISEASED crab pulled up by a local fisherman has prompted fears that a health recovery in local crab stocks could be a...

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24th Sept. 2013 6:09 AM

WHILE the Qld Government said it had no plans to extend the Gladstone fishing ban, dead marine life continued to wash up on...

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05th Oct. 2011 10:10 PM

Discovery of emaciated turtle stranded on Woolgoolga Beach shines spotlight on the uncertainties faced as local rescues of...

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24th Nov. 2017 11:11 AM

Queensland is out to increase its share of global dive tourism, and these are the spots that will help it succeed. SEE THE...

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21st June 2019 5:06 AM

A shocking new report on the health of a Sunshine Coast river's sub-species of marine animal life has been labelled as...

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25th Feb. 2019 11:02 AM

THE Great Barrier Reef’s big sex show has undergone a premature release, with Cairns experiencing a rare daytime coral...

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28th Nov. 2018 5:11 AM

ONE of the ocean’s biggest creatures has played its part in a first for the Great Barrier Reef.

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30th Oct. 2018 5:10 AM

GLADSTONE is leading the way in turtle care, with 73% of those being cared for at Quoin Island being returned to the wild...

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14th Oct. 2014 6:10 AM

HELIUM balloons may look harmless but there’s a pretty good chance the colourful pieces of plastic will end up in the...

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16th June 2015 7:06 AM

THIS famous creature, named after a phrase used by Dr Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory, was first photographed on the...

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14th May 2018 4:05 PM

OUR oceans are busier every day.

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01st Aug. 2014 8:08 AM

FOR just on a quarter of a century UnderWater World has enthralled young and old alike with the secrets of the sea.

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28th Aug. 2014 7:08 AM

WE may never know what actually caused the death of a humpback whale that died in the Mooloolaba marina on Friday night.

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01st July 2014 8:07 AM

LITTER hunters who gathered to tidy up Mooloolaba beach yesterday were rewarded with bottle top lids they could exchange...

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01st Oct. 2016 5:10 PM

A SUNSHINE Coast couple whose passion for marine ecosystems led them to establish a childrens education business are now...

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24th March 2016 2:03 PM

THE whales have just gone and now the turtles are close behind, swimming into the beaches of The Discovery Coast.

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01st Nov. 2013 5:11 AM

A MAN has filmed the rescue of a loggerhead turtle after it was tangled in a crab pot in 1770.

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24th Nov. 2016 9:11 AM