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Health warning for shellfish, fish in Swan River extended

Health warning for shellfish, fish in Swan River extended

The warning applies to all shellfish and fish caught in the river from the Old Swan Brewery, Mounts Bay Road, upstream to the Garrett Road Bridge.

  • by staff writers

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Seaweed beer just a taste of potential Australian industry
Marine life

Seaweed beer just a taste of potential Australian industry

Researchers hope a new seaweed beer from Brisbane's Newstead Brewing Co will spark interest in a commercial seaweed farming industry in Queensland.

  • by Stuart Layt
Four people pulled from water after boat capsizes off Perth coast
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Four people pulled from water after boat capsizes off Perth coast

Whitfords Marine Rescue attended and picked up the crew, who have all been accounted for.

Ocean Reef Marina proposal hits a snag as WA party signals potential appeal
Marine life

Ocean Reef Marina proposal hits a snag as WA party signals potential appeal

The proposal encroaches on Marmion Marine Park and Bush Forever Site 325.

  • by Emma Young
Health warning for shellfish caught in Swan River
Marine life

Health warning for shellfish caught in Swan River

The Department of Health said elevated levels of microscopic algae had been detected in the area.

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Twiggy's new recruit is perfectly placed to wipe out ocean plastic
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Twiggy's new recruit is perfectly placed to wipe out ocean plastic

Ocean plastics, particularly the Indian Ocean Garbage Patch, is something we are perfectly placed to tackle, says Twiggy's latest recruit.

  • by Emma Young
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Surge in marine heatwaves is 'devastating' for Australian, global ecosystems, say experts
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Surge in marine heatwaves is 'devastating' for Australian, global ecosystems, say experts

Marine heatwaves are having severe impacts on ecosystems around the world, with species in Australian waters particularly vulnerable, scientists say.

  • by Peter Hannam
Humpback whales at risk from population explosion
Marine life

Humpback whales at risk from population explosion

Queensland researchers are warning humpback whales could becomes victims of their own success, with the population approaching critical mass.

  • by Stuart Layt
'Not very happy': Tasman Sea warmth puts the heat on key fisheries
Marine life

'Not very happy': Tasman Sea warmth puts the heat on key fisheries

Back-to-back summer heatwaves in the Tasman Sea that have affected marine life and seafood industries in Australia and New Zealand could be another sign of the warming climate, scientists say.

  • by Peter Hannam
Floods create risk of Great Barrier Reef 'freshwater bleaching'
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Floods create risk of Great Barrier Reef 'freshwater bleaching'

The massive amount of freshwater runoff from recent flooding around Townsville could be just as damaging to the Great Barrier Reef as recent bleaching events.

  • by Stuart Layt
Shark summit calls for an end to shark nets and drum lines
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Shark summit calls for an end to shark nets and drum lines

A shark summit in Sydney has called for an end to shark nets and lethal drum lines.

  • by Helen Pitt