Coral Reef Virtual Symposium 2020

Poster Australia’s CoralCoE hosts its first Coral Reef Virtual Symposium July 7-8. Talks address bleaching, corals, fisheries, governance, fish, and genetics. Zooming from James Cook University, The University of Western Australia, The University of Queensland, and The Australian National University. Key Links Event Info Zoom registration coralcoe.org.au Facebook YouTube @CoralCoE Questions What are the conference …

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

Elsewhere on the Web The ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies – https://www.coralcoe.org.au – undertakes research for sustainable use of coral reefs. Key Links coralcoe.org.au Facebook – Videos YouTube @CoralCoE About the Centre The ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies undertakes world-best integrated research for sustainable use and management of coral …

Always Was, Always Will Be. NAIDOC Week 2020

Poster: Charmaine Mumbulla, National NAIDOC Poster Competition The 2020 celebrations of NAIDOC Week held across Australia have been delayed until November to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Theme: Always Was, Always Will Be. Revised dates: November 8-15. Hashtags: #NAIDOC2020, #NAIDOCWeek, #AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe Key Links naidoc.org.au postponed Teaching guides …

Koalas

Photo: Koala in a tree / Arucaria Ecotours The koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia found in coastal areas of the mainland’s eastern and southern regions, inhabiting Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia. Recommended Listening Fears for the future of Australia’s koalas – Environmentalists are calling for a …

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2020

Photo: American Rugbier Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2020. For the first time the coral of the Great Barrier Reef found to be bleached from north to south. This is the third major coral bleaching event in five years. Embedded Tweets SCALE: The #GreatBarrierReef is very big. You …

Awaye!

Logo Recommended listening Presented by Daniel Browning, the weekly, hour-long AWAYE! features diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world. Awaye! covers music (from the yidaki and gumleaf to techno), arts, spirituality, politics, dance, literature, theatre – in short, the healthy and vibrant …

Tasmanian Devil

Photo: Scott Liddle, Tasmanian Devil Wikipedia: The Tasmanian devil is a carnivorous marsupial of the family Dasyuridae. It was once native to mainland Australia and is now found in the wild only on the island state of Tasmania, including tiny east-coast Maria Island where there is a conservation project with disease-free animals. Headlines Researchers put …

Nature Tracks

Photo One more way to visit the far corners of Australia – listening. For friends quaranstreaming, here is audio goodness from ABC Radio National presenting Nature Track, a series of delightfully slow soundscapes available on YouTube. This series is recorded by Ann Jones, host of ABC nature podcast Off Track, and YouTube animal series How …

Socialising Tourism

Webinar Announcement Socialising Tourism = A reorientation of travel and tourism based on the rights and interests of local communities and local peoples Also see: Social License Upcoming Webinar Streaming live, Friday, June 19, 11am facebook.com/groups/1411913732350607 facebook.com/events/955834298178645 utas.zoom.us/j/312107730 COVID-19 has shut travel, tourism, hospitality and events in many parts of the world. It offers an …

Late Night Live (Australia)

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended listening: Late Night Live – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/ – a Monday-Thursday evening (10pm Australian Eastern Daylight) conversations spanning the globe with Phillip Adams. Key Links Late Night Live Past Programs In Bed With Phillip iTunes (Separate Stories) Twitter @LNLonRN, @PhillipAdams_1 About the program: Affectionately known as ‘the little wireless program’, Late Night …