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Story by Dr. Rachael Middlebrook “I wanted to be a Marine Biologist when I grew up.” “Ever since I saw that Seinfeld episode about George and the dolphin, I wanted to be a marine biologist.” “My son/daughter watched Finding Nemo and now want

Story by Dr. Rachael Middlebrook How do you stay surf fit when there are no waves around? How do you keep those triceps and shoulders toned, ready for the next epic swell or just to keep your fitness up so you

Interview by Dr Rachael Marshall Girls on Ice is a unique, FREE, wilderness science education program for high school girls. Each year two teams of 9 teenage girls and 3 instructors spend 12 days exploring and learning about mountain glaciers and

Our contributing marine scientist is heading to Antarctica – and it’s all in a bid to elevate women in leadership roles across the globe!     Our very own Dr Rachael Marshall has been selected to accompany 42 women from around the world

Story by Dr. Rachael Marshall Introducing “Coastal Walkabout” Document wildlife sightings wherever you are and help collate a nation-wide database “Not to sound too deep or weird, but I think that the times when you really appreciate surfing are the times you’re really

  Video by Dr. Rachael Marshall Dampier Archipelago is located some 500km north of Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia, adjacent to Karratha and Damper towns, where it is often forgotten or unknown just how spectacular and amazing the reef system is. I

 Story by Dr. Rachael Marshall Scientifically Designed Shark Deterrent Wetsuits, are they the future of surfing?  Western Australian based company Radiator Wetsuits, has launched a new range of wetsuit designs which utilise breakthrough science on shark sensory systems to develop combinations of

  Interview by Dr Rachael Marshall When I was studying my PhD at the University of Queensland, one of the most inspirational and passionate lecturers and academics that I had the privilege of learning under was Dr Kathy Townsend. Kathy is a

Story by Dr. Rachael Marshall I have been a marine biologist for 10 years now and I have been exposed to a variety of marine, coastal and Island environments, conducted numerous necropsies on marine wildlife, attended countless whale and turtle strandings,

With Dr. Rachael Marshall  During a routine dawn SUP last week in Dampier (North Western Coast of Australia), I encountered a Great Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna mokarran). Easily identified by its very large, tall sickle-shaped dorsal fin, and likely measuring about 2

With Dr. Rachael Marshall How to Sup with your Pup an interview with Author Maria Christina Schultz, Virginia USA Stand Up Paddle boarding, known to most as “SUPing”, has its routes firmly grounded in the shores of Hawaii, much like its surfing sibling.

By Dr Rachael Marshall To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong" - JC Pearce I’m a marine biologist and I’m a painter. In a nut shell this means that through my work I’m blessed enough to visit some beautiful