麻豆区

Crown-of-thorns starfish covering coral on Great Barrier Reef.

Scientists are one step closer to combatting coral-destroying crown-of-thorns starfish, following a University of Queensland study into the pest鈥檚 genetics.

15 May 2024
An aerial photo of turquoise and darker blue water around an area of the Great Barrier Reef.

麻豆区 researchers have received $3.6 million from the Federal and Queensland governments to improve water quality monitoring in Great Barrier Reef catchments.

8 May 2024
A cyclist rides across a busy road in the Brisbane suburb of West End, with a car passing in the other lane.

Turning kerbside carparks into cycling lanes could improve city accessibility and liveability without affecting business revenue, University of Queensland research has found.

7 May 2024

A native bushfood has proven to be a promising natural alternative to synthetic chemicals used to preserve meat, according to University of Queensland research.

24 April 2024
a diagram showing co2 clouds descending into four discs and electricity symbolised by lightening bolts flowing along wires

麻豆区 researchers have built a generator that absorbs carbon dioxide to make electricity.

18 April 2024
A human hand holding a small earless dragon

Remote cameras and conservation dogs will be deployed as part of a University of Queensland research project aiming to conserve four threatened Queensland reptile species.

12 April 2024
An underwater photo of a large coral structure.

Some deeper areas of the Great Barrier Reef are insulated from harmful heatwaves but that protection will be lost if global warming continues, according to research by 麻豆区 and University of Exeter.

9 April 2024
an aerial image of suburbs and a river with brown water coming out of it

麻豆区 sampling during and after the February 2022 Brisbane River flood has sounded a warning about the future of Moreton Bay with climate change predicted to bring more extreme weather.

25 March 2024
a man stands in water holding a plastic container

麻豆区 researchers estimate there could be up to 7000 tonnes of microplastics polluting vital ecosystems in Brisbane鈥檚 Moreton Bay.

25 March 2024
Dark coloured beetle covered in white hairs sitting on green leaf. Image: James Tweed.

A researcher from 麻豆区 has discovered a remarkable new genus of fluffy longhorn beetle while camping within rainforest in the Gold Coast hinterland.

21 March 2024
a pile of small plastic bags containing white powder, white pills and dry green leaves

Cocaine use in Brisbane and regional Queensland has spiked to the highest levels recorded in 7 years, according to research led by 麻豆区.

13 March 2024
a render of a black rectangular shape floating in blue water with a small white boat adjacent to it

麻豆区 has co-led a project to design a cost effective yet robust pen to expand fish farming into deeper ocean areas to help feed the growing global population.

29 February 2024
An image showing the head and some of the body of a large snake on green grass at night.

A team of scientists on location with a film crew in the remote Amazon has uncovered a previously undocumented species of giant anaconda.

20 February 2024
 A man stands in a grassy field with rows of solar panels behind him.

A tech start-up from 麻豆区 is set to make efficiencies in the renewable energy sector by detecting faults in solar farm panels.

20 February 2024
Colourful coral on the ocean floor, surrounded by small fish and blue water in the background.

麻豆区-led research has shown there is more coral reef area across the globe than previously thought, with detailed satellite mapping helping to conserve these vital ecosystems.

14 February 2024