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Jan 30

January 30, 2015

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Sylvia Earle – Veteran ocean explorer and conservationist comes to Adelaide

Adelaide will soon be graced by the presence of American veteran ocean explorer and oceanographer, Sylvia A. Earle. She will be making two public appearances while in Adelaide where she will speaking about her work and passion for the ocean. Her first appearance will be at WOMADelaide on March 9 (as part of the Planet Talks series) and secondly at a free event co-presented by University of South Australia’s Hawke Centre on March 11. The Hawke Centre talk places Sylvia Earle on…

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Nov 26

November 26, 2014

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‘Sand, Sea & Obscenity’ art exhibition shines light on local marine conservation issues

A new exhibition of South Australian marine conservation themed artworks will be officially opened in Port Noarlunga on Thursday night, November 27. The show is organised by two local not-for-profit organisations: Save Our Gulfs Coalition and the Marine Life Society of South Australia. It is being held at The Arts Centre, 22 Gawler St. Around 40 artists have produced work in response to the exhibition’s theme: ‘Sand, sea and obscenity.’ Their work interprets both the beauty of South Australia’s gulfs…

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Nov 10

November 10, 2014

Oct 15

October 15, 2014

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Seeking artworks for ‘Sand, Sea & Obscenity’ art exhibition

You are invited to participate in the third Save Our Gulfs Coalition (SOGC) Art Exhibition, which will be co-presented by the Marine Life Society of South Australia for the first time in 2014. The exhibition will launch at The Arts Centre, Pt Noarlunga (old Institute Building, Gawler St, Port Noarlunga) on November 24. The show will be presented there until December 7, with further exhibitions planned for other locations in 2015. This year, the theme is: ‘Sand, Sea and Obscenity.’…

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Oct 15

October 15, 2014

Oct 15

October 15, 2014

Sea Shepherd 'The Shark Cull' documentary film

‘The Shark Cull’ documentary film screening in Adelaide, October 26

A Sea Shepherd documentary film about the Western Australian shark cull is having it’s Adelaide premiere on October 26, 2014. The film exposes the brutal cruelty of the controversial program that took place off the WA Coastline last summer. It features never before seen footage & exclusive interviews with Sharon Burden (mother of Kyle Burden, tragically taken in 2011 by a White Shark), Skyler Thomas, Jeff Hansen, Nicole McLachlan, Craig Moss & Mike Dicks – captain of the Sea Shepherd vessell,…

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Sep 5

September 5, 2014

White shark by Terry Goss

Thoughts from Adelaide’s second rally against the Western Australian Shark Cull

When I was asked to speak at Adelaide’s 2nd public demonstration in opposition to the Western Australian shark cull, I seized the opportunity. Prior to the first national day of action in January, I had concluded that the Barnett/Buswell ‘catch and kill’ policy was inhumane, unnecessary and unscientific. As an independent researcher, documentary filmmaker and marine conservationist, I was more than happy to share my perspective on the foreshore at Moseley Square, Glenelg with a few hundred ocean-loving South Australians. The…

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Sep 1

September 1, 2014

Aug 4

August 4, 2014

Aug 3

August 3, 2014

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Opportunity for SA’s whale watchers and underwater photographers

Winter is an exciting time in South Australia’s inshore waters, and this winter the avid marine life photographer can chase a reward even greater than the satisfaction of capturing a beautiful image of a rare, endemic or iconic species. Not only do the Giant Australian Cuttlefish gather en masse near Point Lowly in Upper Spencer Gulf in a mere 3-6 metres of water, but some true giants also make their way to our shores from Antarctica this time of year. I’m…

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