Award recognises work of Torres Strait marine biologist Madeina David

Growing up on a small island in the Torres Strait, Madeina David knew the importance of the sea. Now, David has been awarded for her work to bridge the gap between science and traditional ecological knowledge to support the marine future for the Torres Strait.

Madeina David
Madeina David (centre) at work in the seagrass with Aaron Bon from the Torres Strait Regional Authority and Abbi Scott from JCU TropWATER. Credit: TSRA / TropWATER / JCU