Fish deaths

A mass fish death is when a large number of wild or farmed fish die suddenly and unexpectedly. They are more likely to happen in times of flood or drought. Between December 2018 and January 2019 there were¬†three significant mass fish deaths¬†in the Lower Darling. Hundreds of thousands, possibly millions, of fish died due to a combination…

What Can You Do to Save Sea Turtles?

What Can You Do to Save Sea Turtles? Become a conscious and responsible seafood consumer by asking where and how your seafood was caught. Choose seafood caught in ways that do not harm or kill turtles. Consult sustainable seafood information networks to learn about how and where your seafood is caught. Contact your local sea turtle…

A global problem

Our research revealed that marine fish are ingesting plastic around the globe. According to the 129 scientific papers in our database, researchers have studied this problem in 555 fish species worldwide. We were alarmed to find that more than two-thirds of those species had ingested plastic. One important caveat is that not all of these…