Huon and the DPI are planning a fish farm right next to Broughton Island at Port Stephens – with no Environmental Impact Assessment on the local marine fauna and the tourism industry that depends on it.
Yvonne McKenzie, based on Australia’s own Christmas Island, shares her underwater world with Diveplanit.
How did you get into underwater photography in the first place? – Well, ever since I was a young teenager, I always loved taking photos and never went anywhere without a camera. Even today, I still remember my first “camera”: a flat rectangle shape, yellow and black in colour, made of plastic where the flash and 35mm film took up most of the space and left very little room for a “lens”
Biodiversity #11 – The Dolphin. A cetacean mammal, closely related to whales and porpoises and technically includes a number of freshwater river dolphins, and the orcas, false and pygmy killer whales and pilot whales. Descendants of terrestrial mammals – they entered the water roughly 55 million years ago.