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  • Removing Ghost Net from East Gippsland

    Posted by Janine Duffy

    On our last 4 day Wildlife Journey to East Gippsland, we watched delighted as a family of female and juvenile Australian Fur Seals played near the rocks at Cape Conran.  It was our last full day, the sun was warm, the beach was deserted and we had walked out along...

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  • Ningaloo Turtle Program Update with Exmouth Dive & Whaleshark Ningaloo

    Posted by Debbie Ferguson

    The breeding season has commenced for turtles across the beautiful Ningaloo coast. This is a critical area for nesting, with three of the world’s seven marine turtle species selecting these beaches to lay eggs from November to March. The staff at Exmouth Dive & Whaleshark Ningaloo are proud to be  ...

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  • Saving Seals from Entanglement with Wildlife Coast Cruises

    Posted by Mikala Peters

    Seal Entanglement Rescue Seal Rocks, off the coast of Phillip Island, is home to the largest colony of Australian Fur Seals in Australia. Unfortunately, these amazing marine mammals occasionally get entangled in fishing gear, nets and marine debris. Once a month, researchers from Phillip Island Nature Parks and a Marine...

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  • Rabbit Warren Mapping Project Commences at Arkaba

    Posted by Brendon Bevan

    June has been a particularly busy month for us up at Arkaba with various conservation projects! We finally began our rabbit warren mapping process having received our site clearances from the Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association Aboriginal Corporation (ATLA). We are delighted to finally be in a position to target yet...

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  • Why Wild Is Best

    Posted by Janine Duffy

    Animal images are incredibly popular – our Facebook and Instagram feeds are full of baby Koalas, smiling Quokkas and contented sea turtles.   Does this popularity help wild animals in any way?  Not really, not unless the awareness is directly linked to conservation outcomes.   Take Koalas for instance – while their...

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