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Marine Biology study tour to Timor Leste led by Professor Bronwyn Gillanders

Recently, Professor Bronwyn Gillanders took a group of undergraduate science students to Timor Leste. Whilst there, the students completed PADI Open Water or PADI Advanced dive courses. They snorkelled on seagrass and coral reefs to view the diversity of corals, fish and other organisms. PADI Diving. Photo by William Goh The students undertook litter surveys […]

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Cetacean spotting in Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is getting a conservation boost with plans for a marine conservation program. In collaboration with┬áthe Centre for Applied Conservation Science at the University of Adelaide,┬áConservation International┬áconducted a scoping study of cetaceans in Timor-Leste. In five days, 10 whale and dolphin species were recorded. Over 2,200 individuals were sighted. Local guides, fishermen, conservation groups and […]

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