Ocean Science

Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into ocean science, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

 

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Articles

Bull kelp washed up onto the shore of King Island. Image Justin Gilligan

03 Sep 2021

The life and loss of kelp: Shining a light on Australia's Great Southern Reef
Artist's impression of Fabien Cousteau's Proteus™. Concept designs by Yves Béhar and fuseproject. Image courtesy Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center

15 Jul 2021

Engineering the impossible: The Proteus™ underwater habitat

21 Jan 2021

Beach Couture: Art and activism for the oceans
A discarded motorbike transforms from trash to treasure by creating habitat for small fish and invertebrate growth in the Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve off Manly

11 Sep 2020

Submerged secrets: Life thrives beneath Sydneys waterways
Image: Matt Hardy, Unsplash

04 Aug 2020

Fast Five: Quick questions with some of Australia's most important ocean defenders

31 Jul 2020

Five easy ways to go plastic-free
Green corals underwater

11 Jun 2020

World Oceans Day: Innovation of the Seas
Photograph showing a number of sharks in the ocean

10 Feb 2020

Ten interesting facts about sharks
Image showing ocean and sand

20 Dec 2019

5 secret beaches you have to visit in Australia
Dead Reef - Underwater Earth by Christophe Bailhache

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Events and Activities

Habitat

Exhibition

Sydney Harbour Gallery
On the waterfront - Cape Bowling Green lighthouse

Exhibition

On The Waterfront
Habitat

Event

Ocean Lab

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Encounters 2020
Encounters 2020
Cooks Voyage Game
Cook's Voyages Game
Navigate by the stars
The HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration

Videos

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The Strange Big Canoe
Australian National Maritime Museum & The Sea
Timelapse - Sea Monsters exhibition install