World Fisheries Day 2021

As we celebrate World Fisheries Day this year, OceanWatch wishes to recognise all the incredible professional fishers who have supported our work over the past year.  Their commitment to the OceanWatch vision of a healthy, …

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OceanWatch Master Fisherman SA Training

  OceanWatch Master Fisherman training is underway in South Australia as part of our WetFEET program. Pictured below are some of the most recent professional fisherman from the Lakes & Coorong Fishery to be recognised …

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Whale Entanglement Mitigation Workshop

OceanWatch held a Whale Entanglement Mitigation workshop at Sydney Fish Market in early March 2021. This was part of the East Coast Whale Entanglement Mitigation Program, initiated in NSW to respond to issues associated with …

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World Fisheries Day

  To celebrate World Fisheries Day, OceanWatch is showcasing  the OceanWatch Master Fisherman Program with the release of a new video. The OceanWatch Master Fisherman program is helping to recognise professional fishers for their efforts …

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NSW Trawl Fishers endorse seabird friendly fishing practices

  Research has shown the NSW Ocean Trawl Fishery has minimal interactions with seabirds (read more here). To ensure the fishery remains seabird friendly into the future, NSW trawl fishers have worked with OceanWatch Australia and …

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World Ocean’s Day

June 8th is World Ocean’s Day; this year’s theme is “Innovation for a sustainable ocean”. The world’s oceans are essential for life on Earth, providing food, medicine, and important ecosystem services, as well as being …

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Compostable vs Biodegradable

It is very normal to get confused about the difference between compostable and biodegradable materials. While all compostable products are biodegradable, not all biodegradable products are compostable. The main differences are related to: their own …

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A DECADE OF LOAVES AND FISHES 

This year we could not celebrate local, sustainable seafood in the usual way, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, this year the professional fishermen of South West Rocks donated their product to indigenous communities on …

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Earth Hour 2020

Amid the current crisis that faces this world, take some time to join together in solidarity to help tackle another crisis facing our planet. This Saturday the 28th of March lets #switchoff for Earth Hour. …

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What can we do during our isolation?

As the COVID-19 virus spreads across world, events and social gatherings have been put on hold. For now we adapt to a life of isolation, but this does not mean we can’t still do our …

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