WHERE CAN YOU FIND THE ‘FAB FIVE’?

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The Fab Five can be found in South Australia’s Commonwealth Marine Parks. They are five of SA’s ‘Fabulous’ charismatic species – the Australian sea lion, White-bellied sea eagle, Giant Australian cuttlefish, Great white shark and Southern right whale. These Fab Five icons occur in SA’s seven Commonwealth Marine Parks. Australian […]

THE FIVE THAT THRIVE IN OUR MARINE PARKS

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Forget the Fab Four, the Fab Five are here! The Fab Five are 5 icons from Australia’s Commonwealth Marine Parks. These 5 icons are Southern right whales, Giant Australian cuttlefish, Australian sea lions, Great White sharks and White-bellied sea eagles. There is a website about Finding the Fab Five. It […]

How the Birds at West Island Were Saved From the Army

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There is an Aquatic Reserve at West Island in Encounter Bay. The Aquatic Reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area. According to Wikipedia, “West Island Encounter Bay Aquatic Reserve is a marine protected area. ….. It was proclaimed on 30 November 1971 in order to protect sites […]

Wandering Albatross Return to Macquarie Island

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Wandering Albatross Return to Macquarie Island by Steve Reynolds It was recently reported that several wandering albatross nests had been discovered on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island for the first time in years. Pairs of the albatross were nesting in their  highest numbers in over a decade over summer. Ten nests were […]