Keynote Presentation

Gretta T Pecl 1,2 1 Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, Tasmania, Australia.  E-mail: Gretta.Pecl@utas.edu.au 2Centre for Marine Socioecology, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Abstract Climate change is driving a pervasive global redistribution of the planet’s species, with manifest implications from genes...
  • March 5, 2018
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Britta Denise Hardesty1 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere1 Abstract Marine debris or is a globally recognised environmental issue of increasing concern. Marine ecosystems worldwide are affected by human-made refuse, much of which is plastic. This anthropogenic waste comes from both land...
  • February 23, 2018
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Zsuzsa Banhalmi-Zakar1 College of Science and Engineering,James Cook University Abstract Helping coastal communities adapt to the impacts of climate change is a key challenge in Australia and many countries overseas. Contrary to many other nations, coastal protection and management is...
  • February 22, 2018
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Ms Christine Coughanowr1 1CEO, Derwent Estuary Program Abstract The Derwent estuary lies at the heart of the Hobart metropolitan area and is home to 40% of Tasmania’s population, as well as a major centre for commerce, recreation and tourism. The estuary...
  • February 4, 2018
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Raewyn Peart1 1Policy Director, Environmental Defence Society, Auckland, New Zealand Abstract New Zealand is a coastal nation with around 600 islands and 19,000 kilometres of coastline. Over the past 800 years, humans have fundamentally transformed the coastal environment. Since European...
  • January 11, 2018
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Professor Gustaaf Hallegraeff1 1Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, Hobart Abstract Microscopic plankton algae provide critical services to human society by generating through photosynthesis every second breath of oxygen we inhale. They also form the basis of all food chains...
  • January 8, 2018
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