Celebrating 50 years of research on Lizard Island

Celebrating 50 years of research on Lizard Island

This 5 minutes video gives a wonderful snapshot of how the Station was founded and what makes it unique. Scientists, including Frank Talbot who founded the Station in 1973, share their stories and insights into why the research undertaken there is...
Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

At the Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation 50th Anniversary dinner, Dr Anne Hoggett AM and Dr Lyle Vail AM were awarded the 2023 Australian Museum Research Institute Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of their tireless work in advancing our understanding of...
Great Barrier Reef – The Book

Great Barrier Reef – The Book

  This book describes the animals, plants and other organisms of the reef, and the biological, chemical and physical processes that influence them. It also has chapters on shelf slopes, fisheries, climate change, coral bleaching, ocean acidification, coral...
Our best-ever $216.35 donation

Our best-ever $216.35 donation

We recently received a donation of $216.35 from five friends in Northbridge Public School Class 2B:  Alice Berkelouw, Tia McIntosh, Beatrice O’Brian, Abbie Harris and Heidi Heap, aged 7 & 8. Tia’s mother told us how it came about. At school the girls had been...
Research on a lesser Reef

Research on a lesser Reef

How important is continuing research on the Great Barrier Reef, now that (a) the coral population has been diminished and needs decades without further bleaching or cyclone damage to fully recover; (b) climate science says it is unlikely to have this recovery period...

Celebrating NAIDOC 2016 at Lizard Island

NAIDOC week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society. The Dingaal Aboriginal people are the...