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Why do we love beaches and not care for wetlands?

Scientists filled the seats of the Australian Saltmarsh and Mangrove network conference last week in Hobart to discuss the challenges and solutions for protecting our amazing coastal frontiers. There was a major theme for the (AMSN) conference aimed at promoting the story of the “riches behind our beaches” and advancing our knowledge and management of …

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This is your chance to decide on the future of Australia’s marine environment

OceanWatch Australia has been protecting biodiversity and threatened species for the benefit of the Australian marine environment since 1989. We work to encourage the adoption of best practices for fishing and aquaculture, the encouragement of stewardship actions amongst coastal and marine users, and undertaking works to protect, rehabilitate, restore and enhance the marine environment as …

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Could Cyclone Debbie stop the Great Barrier Reef bleaching?

It is no secret the Great Barrier Reef has suffered greatly through the harsh Australia summer this year with the most significant bleaching event on record taking place right on our doorstep, but could Cyclone Debbie change that in the coming days? Fingers crossed! A cyclone is a warm-core, low-pressure system that develops over tropical …

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