Category Archives: Conservation

Dynamic Seaweed Habitats within the Ningaloo Reef Landscape

Some of you may remember the talk that Dr Chris Fulton gave at the Ningaloo Marine Research Exposition in February 2013 on the extent, complexity and dynamism of seaweed habitats at Ningaloo.  Below is an older talk that Chris gave … Continue reading

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Presenters for 2nd Ningaloo Marine Research Exposition Finalised: 9th Aug 2013

The lineup of presenters for the 2nd Ningaloo Research Exposition has been finalised: Don’t forget to visit the RV Solander at the Exmouth Marina earlier in the day (click here for more details) and then join us at the Exmouth … Continue reading

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Exmouth District High School, Photo Competition 2013

The Ningaloo Atlas is providing students of the Exmouth District High School with an opportunity to show off their photographic talents and win prizes.  Students are invited to submit photographs they have taken, which capture the natural beauty of the … Continue reading

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Get Your Glad Rags On And Help Save Manta Rays: Coral Bay, 16th of August 2013

From Manta Black Tie Fundraiser Ball @: https://www.facebook.com/events/627641143913157/ We’d like to invite you to support the Manta Ray Black Tie Ball raising funds for Project AWARE Foundation. The ball will include a silent auction, live music with Lightning Jack and with … Continue reading

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Coral Bay School Holiday Ningaloo Education Sessions

The Department of Parks and Wildlife have a school holiday program running for two days in Coral Bay! See below for activities and times: THURSDAY 11th – Marine creatures sandcastle competition! Learn about the marine life. 2-3:30pm, meet on the … Continue reading

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Survey About Proposed Ningaloo Centre

Live in the Ningaloo Region? You might like to respond to this survey by the Exmouth Shire about the proposed Ningaloo Centre: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NingalooCentre More info on the project can be found at: http://www.exmouth.wa.gov.au/ningaloo-centre.aspx and http://www.exmouth.wa.gov.au/Assets/background_for_shire_website.pdf

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Coming to the End of a Big Week of Reef Check Australia Training

It has been a fantastic experience to be involved with the Reef Check Australia training here at Ningaloo.  By the end of Sunday (16/6/2013) there will be 9 people from Exmouth and Coral Bay with accreditation to undertake reef monitoring … Continue reading

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Would You Like to Work on the Ningaloo Coast Undertaking Turtle Research and Conservation?

The Gnaraloo Turtle Conservation Program (GTCP) is seeking suitable candidates for paid and volunteer intern positions: GTCP Program Assistant  An opportunity exists for a paid program assistant, working from 15th of July 2013 until May 31st 2014.  Duties of the … Continue reading

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Humpback Dolphin Research Being Undertaken around the Inshore Waters of North West Cape

Tim Hunt, a PhD student from the Cetacean Ecology, Behaviour and Evolution Lab at Flinders University (South Australia) is currently in Exmouth undertaking field work for research that will examine the population size, habitat use and social structure of Australian … Continue reading

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Woodside Making Revisions to the Nganhurra Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility Environmental Plan

Woodside has released a Consultation Fact Sheet regarding the revision of the environmental plan for their Nganhurra Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility, which is located 38km north west of North West Cape. If you wish to comment you have until … Continue reading

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