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Warming seas will set marine life on the move, with some good news among the bad - an essay by Dr David Schoeman, originally published by The Conversation.

Watch a summary of predicted changes to marine life distribution caused by climate change published by Dr David Schoeman and an international team in the leading journal Nature Climate Change.

Small shells

Listen to Professor Thomas Schlacher speaking about the impact of 4WD traffic on beach wildlife and coastal ecology in an interview on ABC Sunshine Coast radio.

What lurks beneath?

Watch fascinating footage of fish communities in surf zones and estuaries across South East Queensland and Northern NSW recorded by Dr Andrew Olds and his team. Underwater baits were set, then a video camera recorded who came to visit.

This work is a collaboration between researchers at USC, Griffith University and Healthy Waterways and has been graciously funded by numerous parties, including USC, Sea World, Healthy Waterways, Paddy Pallin Foundation and the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife.

Bribie Island
Byron Bay
Coolum Beach
Currimundi Beach
Fingal Beach
Maroochy River
Mooloolaba Beach
Mooloolah River
Moreton Island
Noosa River
Stradbroke Island
Sunshine Beach
Tallebudgera Creek
Tingalpa Creek
Tingalpa Creek
Tugun Beach