Gulf shores included in new parks plans

Gulf shores included in new parks plans

The WA government has announced ambitious new additions to the state’s conservation estate, including the former Giralia station and lands on the eastern side of Exmouth Gulf. An encouraging first step on the road to giving Ningaloo’s Nursery the protection it...
Vessels pose risk to whales in Exmouth Gulf

Vessels pose risk to whales in Exmouth Gulf

To avoid predators, mother and baby humpbacks communicate in ‘whispers’. But Prof Lars Bejder suggests more large vessels and increased noise in Ningaloo’s nursery will ‘mask’ humpback whale communication. That means mothers won’t hear their calves, and...
Mangroves are crucial.  But they’re disappearing.

Mangroves are crucial. But they’re disappearing.

They might be considered “the armpits of the oceans”, but mangroves, salt marshes and seagrass are crucial in the fight against climate change. Watch this report on ABC’s 7.30 featuring the inspiring Dr Peter Macreadie and Protect Ningaloo science supporter Prof....