With knowledge comes power. The power to understand, care and protect. Marine resources are also spread far and wide and sometimes squirrelled so far away they don't see the light of day. So we're planning on doing the heavy lifting and building a a library of resources for teachers, marine educations and blue water enthusiasts.
A comprehensive library of which includes a search engine of habitats and species, all supported by compelling imagery and scientifically review and up to date information that is reviewed by our talented team of scientists.
The Nature of Science
Showcases scientific research using our warped sense of humour, brains trust and creativity. See behind the microscopes, beakers and re-breathers as we dig a little deeper into the research and discovery of the natural world. If you want to take a walk on the wild side dust off your lab coats and jump on board as our talented team of scientists and world-class cinematographers use time-lapse and high-speed footage sequences to showcase science and nature like never before.
Dive into the incredible world of Australia's Great Barrier Reef as Barney Harwood and Gemma Hunt discover creatures that are quirky, crazy and creepy - and what's more, they're all connected! Explore the fascinating lives of watery critters, from super-sighted smashing shrimp to terrifying trash-eating tiger sharks.
Fish and People
Fish and People is the result of the collaboration between James Cook University and documentary makers Brett Shorthouse and Russell Kelley.
The scientific material covers a range of economically important local marine species, from highly resilient to highly vulnerable, and explains their life cycles and stock dynamics under conditions varying from over-fishing to sound management.
The program is divided into five 12-minute episodes, each dealing with a different topic and all cohesively aligned to achieving greater educational awareness. A Teacher’s Guide for each episode is part or the package.
Teachers are the masters of multi-tasking and OIQ are building a library of publications and other teacher resources which can be used in the classroom to empower teachers with the knowledge to educate, inspire and encourage a greater understanding of our blue backyard.
OIQ creates the ability for end users globally to access and visually explore the world’s oceans and to learn about marine animals, plants, habitats, management issues and research through our website, YouTube Channel, blog and social media channels.