Meeting the challenges of water security and the sustainability of aquatic systems in the face of global change

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water focuses on the sustainable use of oceans, seas and marine resources.

Griffith University hosts world-leading experts in marine sciences and is dedicated to training students to become leaders in research, management and conservation of marine habitats and resources.

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Ranking in the top 2% of universities worldwide, Griffith University offers future-focused degrees that are developed in consultation with industry, based on cutting-edge research, and taught by Australia’s most awarded teachers.

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Griffith is renowned for its world-class science to improve understanding of river, coastal and marine ecosystems and to provide the knowledge to support rehabilitation, sustainable use and conservation of these systems.

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Amazing algae ring find can show climate changes

Griffith’s scientists have discovered 'tree rings' in coral-reef building algae that could show signs of impacts of climate change.

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Griffith and Sea World partnership showcasing jelly fish research

Griffith University has partnered with Sea World to expand its research calibre and increase public awareness on marine conservation issues. The Sea Jellies Illuminated exhibit, opening at the marine-park in April 2018, will include a first-of-its-kind working research laboratory.

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