In 2017, scientists from Museums Victoria, the CSIRO and NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub returned from a 31-day, deep sea voyage from Launceston to Brisbane, having uncovered a collection of weird and frightful creatures from 4000 m below the surface. More than one third of the creatures found during the research expedition were previously unknown to science.
In her new photo book, Perth, Australian Geographic photographer Frances Andrijich returns to her hometown to capture the country’s most remote capital through stunning images. With natural beauty, a diverse cultural makeup and a laid-back beach culture, Perth is a multicultural metropolis. Labelled as one of the world’s top 10 most liveable cities, it combines economic opportunity with a burgeoning arts scene, new streetscapes and a relaxed coastal lifestyle.
Photographer Justin Gilligan has spent many years capturing images of grey nurse sharks and lobbying for their conservation.
Science & Environment
Photographer Stephen Bakalich-Murdoch explores what hides just under our view, mere inches almost, beneath the sea. In a new series, titled Ten Below, he explores the underwater world thriving just out of our sight.
History & Culture
These men of the sea live a tough life, working hard on a longline fishing boat.
Sea lions can pick out their mother’s voice, long after they’ve left her care, just as elephants and fur seals do.
The perilous journey of the Christmas Island red crab is an amazing mass migration spectacle.
These beautiful seahorses, no bigger than a 20-cent coin, eluded scientists for several centuries.
Some turtles can halt the development of their eggs until the timing is right, new research has revealed.
The seafloor off Australia’s east coast hints at underwater landslides some 15 million years ago, researchers say.