Updated: April 10, 2013
Marine and Coastal
Marine and Coastal Updates
- Kangaroo Island offshore drilling proposal update - April 18, 2013
- Marine protection in South Australia - April 10, 2013
- Kimberley Concert attracts 20,000 - March 05, 2013
- Supertrawler floating freezer plan scuttled - February 13, 2013
The Kangaroo Island canyons and upwelling is too precious to risk, yet company Bight Petroleum are proposing seismic testing and drilling for oil and gas in this biodiversity hotspot and whale feeding/aggregation area. Your chance to show support! – Adelaide and Kangaroo Island ‘Hands Across The Sand’ Events, 18th May 2013.
Late last year, South Australia announced a world-class marine park network for the state. Watch this short video to hear the Wilderness Society's Peter Owen, renowned underwater photographer Valerie Taylor and others share their candid thoughts on this momentous outcome.
Last weekend, more than 20,000 people attended Concert for the Kimberley in Perth, Western Australia. Headline acts John Butler, Missy Higgins, and Ball Park Music generously gave their time to the cause, and the turn out was sensational.
The Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke has refused Seafish Tasmania's application to use its super trawler as a floating freezer.