March 22nd, 2013
Researchers from the Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit (MUCRU) are urging the public to think of dolphin safety after a recent dolphin entanglement.
May 24th, 2012
An innovative project will use social media to collect information on one of the world's last great marine wildernesses.
July 14th, 2010
Each year an estimated 20 to 50 dolphins die when they are accidently caught and asphyxiate in trawl fishing nets off Western Australia’s northwest, a Murdoch University research project has shown.
June 10th, 2010
The deaths of six dolphins in the Swan Canning Riverpark last year reflect the stressful nature of the environment that they inhabit.
May 26th, 2010
Are dolphins affected by human activities at the popular holiday destination of Hawaii?
November 11th, 2009
Comprehensive marine research and monitoring in the sea off Binningup could provide a blueprint for similar studies at the State Government’s proposed major gas precinct near James Point in the Kimberley.
Water Minister Graham Jacobs said the research, undertaken by Murdoch and Curtin universities and Western Whale Research (WWR), would increase knowledge of the marine environment off the Binningup and Myalup coast and gauge effects of the Southern Seawater Desalination Project.
June 26th, 2006
The Monkey Mia dolphin population will be given a lifeline, following a decision by Environment Minister Mark McGowan to reduce the number of commercial boat tour licences in the area. Research by Murdoch University's Dr Lars Bejder and collaborating parties showed both dolphin populations – the Red Cliff Bay dolphins and the Monkey Mia beach dolphins – were being affected by the tour boat activities.