Ecological management


Clothes, fibres and filters that reduce pollution by micro and nano debris

Clothing fibre in our ecosystems has increased by over 450% in 60 years. Discover how this project is working to reduce fibre pollution.

In bygone dives: Exploring the use of recreational SCUBA diving photographs

We examine how recreational dive photographs can be used to accurately describe the species composition of dive sites.

Restoring oyster reefs to NSW

This project investigates the barriers to recovering functionally extinct Sydney Rock Oyster reefs on Australia's east coast.

Living seawalls

Using habitat enhancing tiles on seawalls in Sydney Harbour enhances the ecological value of artificial structures. Find out more.

Operation Posidonia: healing old wounds by restoring an endangered seagrass

Using recent innovations in seagrass restoration, this project ensures endangered seagrass is protected in the future.

Operation Crayweed: restoring Sydney’s underwater forests

Integrating ecology, population genetics, ecoengineering and restoration ecology, this project establishes the protocols for the protection of crayweed ecosystems.

Project Restore: restoration of seascapes in Sydney Harbour

This project is unique as it will restore different habitat types simultaneously and at large scales to restore seascapes in Sydney Harbour.