The Reef Cooperative, coordinated by Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef, brings together Traditional Owners Yirrganydji Land and Sea Rangers, reef scientists from James Cook University, reef restoration experts Mars Sustainable Solutions and leading tourism operator GBR Biology.
Award winning photographer Pete McGee shares some photos of his local dive site, which illustrate this success story. The biodiversity here is incredible, with at least five species of shark, over 160 species of fish and 50 species of invertebrates sighted in the bay in recent years.
A new study conducted over several years in Komodo National Park, with over 4000 manta sightings uploaded by citizen scientists, reveals just how important the protection of waters within Komodo National Park really is.
What makes a world class dive site like Sipadan? Usually it is: location, location, location… but nowadays protection is a big factor too!
One of the (many) threats to our precious Great Barrier Reef, is the occasional mass outbreak of invasive Crown of Thorns sea stars. Population surges of these almost indestructible creatures signal an imbalance in the Reef’s ecosystem, and recently, the Reef’s protectors have added extra fire power to the arsenal in these Reef Star Wars. […]
A new breeding project launched by SEA LIFE Trust and Dept of Fisheries aims to reverse the dwindling population of Southern Pygmy Perch, a tiny native freshwater fish listed as endangered in NSW.
On this UN International Women’s Day 2022 there are so many fearless female ocean warriors we can celebrate, women like Sylvia Earle and Valerie Taylor, who have spent a lifetime fighting for the conservation of our oceans and marine life. Among the many Women of Water, we thought we’d celebrate the achievements of the Sea […]
Find the perfect Christmas Gift for ocean lovers. Diveplanit has compiled a list of Christmas gift ideas that help protect our oceans.
Each year in late November/early December, the world’s biggest reproductive show takes place: the coral spawning event on the Great Barrier Reef. Here’s everything you need to know.
Dr Fabrice Jaine has been researching manta rays for the past 10 years, and shares with us seven amazing facts about mantas and devil rays.