Category Archives: Human use

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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11th of July 2013, Irukandji Jellyfish Warning for Ningaloo Reef Waters

We all hoped that this was over but Parks and Wildlife, Western Australian have released a warning for irukandji jellyfish in Ningaloo Waters.  As opposed to past warnings, which only  warned of jellyfish causing irukandji syndrome, this tells people “to be … 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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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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2013 Whale Shark Festival 24th to 26th of May

If you haven’t heard, the Whale Shark Festival kicks off on the evening of Friday the 24th of May, with a Cocktail Party at the Novotel Ningaloo Resort Exmouth.   The Atlas already has its tickets to the Cocktail Party but … Continue reading

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Have a Look Beneath the Surface at Turquoise Bay

The Ningaloo Atlas conducted a test of mounting a camera (GoPro Hero3) to the bottom of a kayak and going for a paddle to capture some under water images.  The reason for the test is to examine the utility of … Continue reading

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Its not just whale sharks up here at Ningaloo

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