Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2020

Photo: American Rugbier Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2020. For the first time the coral of the Great Barrier Reef found to be bleached from north to south. This is the third major coral bleaching event in five years. Embedded Tweets Analysis is underway after Reef-wide aerial surveys …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Photo: Tribal Warrior Human occupation of Australia started about 65,000 years ago with successive waves of immigration from south and southeast Asia. Archaeologists continue to revise the date of early settlements. Today Aboriginal Australians conserve the oldest culture in the world. The word ‘Aboriginal’ has appeared in the English language since the 17th century and means ‘first or earliest …

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Photo: Brittglow, School of fish Australia – The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system. The reef is the largest natural feature on earth and stretches more than 2,300 kilometers off the coast of Queensland. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is managed by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Key …

Victoria Australia Links

Victoria Flag Links related to Victoria, Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Remembrance Day: Wycheproof Avenue of Honour rediscovered after 90 years in the wild http://vicnature2050.org 2015 Community Environment Recognition Awards Aussies are sports mad, but Victorians are the clear winners Nine hundred giant native trees felled in VicRoads planning blunder – The Age …

South Australia Links

South Australia Flag Links related to South Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: New Features Kangaroo Island Woomera Events March Womadelaide – @WOMADelaide – Facebook – Green and Global October Adelaide Festival of Ideas – @ideasadelaide Headlines Climate change threatening tourism in SA, says Climate Council Professor Lesley Hughes Life on the Line: Farming against …

Kakadu National Park

Photo: Jon Clark, Sunset Kakadu is Australia’s largest national park. Kakadu covers almost 20,000 square kilometers and is a place of enormous biodiversity. It extends from the coast and estuaries in the north through floodplains, billabongs and lowlands to rocky ridges and stone country in the south. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/QdEpuSniBwVGGdoF6 Kakadu National Park is Aboriginal …

South Australia

Photo: Royston Rascals, Heysen Trail South Australia is Australia’s third-largest state covering 984,400 square kilometers (380,000 square miles). The majority of the state’s population live in Adelaide. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/DhHrTbVPCZ4oZfJQ7 Geology South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula is home to some of the oldest rocks on the planet. Geoscience Australia used a specialized microprobe known to identify …

Cancelled – National Eucalypt Day: Nature Journaling Workshop with Paula Peeters

Photo: Brisbane City Council Cancelled. For friends in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Discover nature journaling amongst the eucalypts. Artist, ecologist, and writer Paula Peters (@paperbark_) leads a journey of artistic and empathetic creation in the city’s Botanic Gardens. In Australia March 23 is National Eucalypt Day and on March 21 the city of Brisbane hosts a …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. The Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Acoustic Lab A2O home It’s business as usual for us at #CharlesDarwinReserve & that means times for a sound check.@BushHeritageAus is part of a world-first acoustic observatory made up of 400 sensors across the entire continent – allowing us …