Coral Sea Dreaming? Awaken!

Special Event Screening in Cairns on Tuesday 8 June

The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre and Plankton Productions are presenting Coral Sea Dreaming – Awaken in Cairns. In addition to the screening there will be a discussion regarding marine threats held by David Hannan and prominent marine experts.

Where: Tanks Art Centre, Collins Avenue, Cairns
When: Tuesday 8 June at 7pm
Tickets: on the door $15 and $10 concession
Contact: (07) 4032 1746 or download the flyer.

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What a Load of Garbage!

If you’ve been to the Reef Teach show, you’ll know a bit about the impact of plastic and other garbage on marine life. Plastic doesn’t biodegrade, but it does photodegrade, breaking down into smaller and smaller, but just as toxic particles, which are consumed by marine life mistaking it for food. The United Nations Environment Programme estimates it is killing more than a million seabirds, and over 100,000 other marine animals (including sharks, dolphins, whales and sea turtles) every year, and that there are on average 46,000 pieces of plastic in every square kilometre of the world’s oceans! Continue reading