TropWATER wins national business environment award
James Cook University has won a prestigious award for helping safeguard the environment near Queensland ports.A team including JCU’s Centre for Tropical Water and Aquatic Ecosystem Research (TropWATER) has picked up a Business Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) award for an Outstandi...READ NOW
Diplomatic interest in TropWATER research
For the past 15 years, TropWATER’s Professor Eric Wolanski has developed a collaboration with a Portuguese university which has recently caught the attention of the Australian Ambassador to Portugal, Ms Claire Rochecouste. It was when Prof. Wolansk...
TropWATER’s Alumni Dr Hector Barrios-Garrido at the International Sea Turtle Society Symposium
The 39thedition of the International Sea Turtle Society Symposium (ISTS) just happened in Charleston, USA, gathering more than 800 attendees.Dr Hector Barrios-Garrido is a TropWATER alumni now Associate Professor at the University of Zulia (Venez...
Exciting new partnership with OzFish Unlimited
TropWATER is proud to announce a new partnership with OzFish Unlimited. OzFish is a not-for-profit organization that was launched in 2015 with the aim of protecting and restoring fish habitat around Australia and involving recreational fishermen from...
TropWATER Scientist invited to the European Union Council Presidency
Following the publication of two very influential books, Professor Eric Wolanski has been invited to give a talk on May 9th, 2019 to the European Union Council Presidency in the Bucharest Palace, Romania.His latest books: 'Estuarine Ecohydrology....
Coasts and Estuaries- The Future
New book release led by Professor Eric Wolanski. JCU’s adjunct professor Eric Wolanski is the lead editor of a new book covering all aspects of coasts and estuaries in a changing world. The book entitled “Coasts and Estuaries, the future” desc...
A painted turtle hatchling brings hope
After five years of annual monitoring for adult painted turtle, a tiny hatchling is recorded for the first time in Australia at the tip of Queensland. The survey is led by Queensland government researcher Alastair Freeman in conjunction with the loca...
New edition of Eric Wolanski’s “Coastal Wetlands” book
JCU’s Professor Eric Wolanski has just published the second edition of “Coastal Wetlands- An Integrated Ecosystem Approach”. The book, co-edited by world experts in coastal ecosystems Gerardo Perillo (Instituto Argentino de Oceanografía), Dona...
Three new PhD projects focused on redclaw crayfish
2019 JCU Redclaw crayfish PhD project 1 - sperm technologies2019 JCU Redclaw crayfish PhD project 2 - egg & embryo technologies2019 JCU Redclaw crayfish PhD project 3 - husbandry technologies...
Clever little fish
Sometimes animals surprise us. We are familiar with dogs catching frisbee, parrots talking and the cat that ninja-grabs at twine, but fish performing party tricks. Mmmmm what’s going on here?A quirky behaviour exhibited by a freshwater fish has...