The fishing net and the wild sea

We once wrestled 10 to 15 foot long sharks. They were heavy. They were fighters. I had mates who had their legs broken, as the shark caught in our prawn net struggled. But as prawn fisherman, we always tried our … Continue reading

Neville Palmer April 07, 2015
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Andy’s quick-and-easy sustainable tiger prawn recipe

Hi, my name is Andy Prendergast, and I’m a General Manager at Austral Fisheries in Cairns. I‘m very passionate about fishing because I’ve been doing it my whole life. I’m thrilled to have seen first-hand how fishing practices have improved … Continue reading

Andy Prendergast April 02, 2015
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Pizza, prizes and saving sea birds

One cold, drizzling November night at home in the Netherlands, my phone rang. On the other end, a colleague, Wouter, asked what I was doing. “Eating pizza,” I replied. “Any John West tuna on your pizza?” Wouter prompted. He went … Continue reading

Ernst Schrijver March 05, 2015
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Meeting Uncle Jim

Tony Bugeja is a sugar cane farmer from Mackay in North Queensland. For over five years Tony and his family have been a part of Project Catalyst, partnering with WWF-Australia, industry and scientists to reduce the fertiliser and sediment run-off … Continue reading

Tony Bugeja February 20, 2015
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What my dad taught me

My name is Denis Pozzebon, and I am a second-generation cane farmer in the Burdekin. In 1954, my father emigrated from Italy. He had nothing in his pocket. (He always tells me that story) When dad made it up to … Continue reading

Denis Pozzebon February 18, 2015
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Tiger survival, lessons from Nepal

How did we get here? To a point where there are as few as 3,200 tigers remaining in the wild today. 3,200. That’s it.   How did an animal of such strength, prowess and majesty die off to such low … Continue reading

Darren Grover February 11, 2015
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