Ocean News – Ningaloo Reef
The Protect Ningaloo web site reports that the ‘historic Save Ningaloo Reef campaign that ran from 2000-2005 was supported by organisations such as the Conservation Council of WA – the state’s premier environmental NGO and the Australian Marine Conservation Society – the nation’s peak marine charity, researchers, tourism operators, rec-fishers, birders and enthusiastic amateur nature lovers from all over the world‘. It seemed that marine sanctuaries and conservation attempts were being heard and acted upon. However, many great steps forward have been trampled on and discarded in the last decade. Ningaloo Reef… Read More
Action on the Sea: Who is leading and what are they are doing?
It is World Oceans Day and I would l love to be surfing or even walking along the beach but the wind is super-strong and the rain thrashing down. There will be a lot of clearing up to do after this storm. Storms make visible the pollution of the oceans as it is spewed onto the beaches. Plastics washed ashore by the tons, ropes, nets, cray-pots and unfortunately dead animals as well. Previously strong, healthy and well-fed sea birds and marine animals could weather the storms to a great extent. Now,… Read More