Marine

sustainable-seafood

Being fish-friendly

Monday, 16 December 2013

Many supermarkets are now offering an array of ‘sustainably sourced’ seafood but are they as fish-friendly as you think?

Heron Island

An aquatic haven

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Within the Great Barrier Reef lies Heron Island, a sanctuary for the teeming wildlife of the surrounding waters.

Coral-Sea

Coral Sea protected

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Australia will create the world’s largest marine reserve in the Coral Sea.

Marine campaigner, IFAW

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals, protecting wildlife habitats and assisting animals in distress. The Marine Campaigner will work with and seek to influence decision makers within relevant industries, the marine scientific community as well as individuals and community organisations. The role includes overseeing the development of cetacean programs in Australia and New Zealand, working closely with colleagues in other countries and head office.
Location: Sydney or Perth.
Applications close: Friday 11 May, 2012.
Click here for more info.

seafood-guide

Australia's Sustainable Seafood Guide

Friday, 16 March 2012

How do you know that you’re making a sustainable and responsible choice when you buy fish from the
supermarket, in a restaurant, or at the local fish ’n’ chip shop?

Diving volunteers - Earthwatch Australia

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Join the Recovery of the Reef team together with the Australian Institute of Marine Science to assess the growing prevalence of coral disease on this landmark site. Working across a variety of dive sites you will conduct underwater surveys tagging and photographing diseased areas, which will then be monitored over time to assess the condition of the coral. In the aquarium you will set up and conduct experiments that measure light, temperature, pH and nutrients of the water.

Location: Orpheus Island, Great Barrier Reef, Qld.
When: 2 – 19 March, or 30 August, 2012.
Click here for more info.

Coral Sea underwater beauty

Coral Sea Reserve plans revealed

Friday, 25 November 2011

The proposed Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve was released today, and it could become the biggest marine reserve in the world. But is it good enough?

Whales & dolphins in the gutter?

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Earlier this year for Keep Australia Beautiful week, a little stunt was performed to remind people of the intrinsic link between our cities storm water drains and our oceans and beautiful waterways.

What people don't know is that any litter dropped on the street, will inevitably end up going down a storm water drain and will eventually reach the ocean.

Ocean-acidification

Instant Expert: Ocean acidification

Monday, 22 August 2011

A wave of devastation for marine life.

State of the oceans revealed

Monday, 27 June 2011

The International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO) was established by scientists with the aim of saving the Earth and all life on it.

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