The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is a leader in tropical marine science. The Institute is consistently ranked among the top one per cent of specialist research institutions internationally and is known for its unique capacity to investigate topics from broad-scale ecology to microbiology. AIMS is committed to the protection and sustainable use of Australia's marine resources. Its research programs support the management of tropical marine environments around the world, with a primary focus on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, the pristine Ningaloo Marine Park in Western Australia and northwest Australia.
Project 1.2 'Marine wildlife management in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area'
Project 2.1 'Marine turtles and dugongs of the Torres Strait'
Project 2.2. 'Mangrove and freshwater habitat status of Torres Strait islands'