Forest Research Institute
Australian Centre for Pacific Islands Research
Collaborating with Pacific peoples to provide evidence-based solutions and sustainable pathways for the future.
Seaweed quadruples fish immunity
The Seaweed Research Group has found that a small amount of a pink seaweed called Asparagopsis, added to the diet of farmed rabbitfish, improves their innate immune response. four-fold.
Alarming drop in marine species
USC ecology researchers, examining data on the distribution marine species since 1955, to assess the impact of climate change on species diversity across latitudes, confirms a drop in species from rising sea temperatures.
Koala vaccine roll-out underway
USC is leading the roll-out of a koala chlamydia vaccine to help survival of koalas in South East Queensland and NSW where chlamydia affects 50 percent or more of the koala population.