Category Archives: Marine Protected Areas

Environmental approvals shift a blow to business certainty

Below is an opinion piece I wrote which appeared on ABC Online on December 6th 2012. Later that day, after a period of sustained pressure from a coalition of over 35 environment groups including WWF, the Federal Government announced it … Continue reading

Dermot O'Gorman December 17, 2012
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Writing marine conservation history, just in time for summer

This summer, you might find yourself standing next to the ocean, feet cooling in that slightly deeper part of the sand, squinting out over the water and looking at nothing in particular. Sound good? Well the best part about this … Continue reading

GillyLlewellyn November 23, 2012
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Plunging into paradise

Post by Lida Pet-Soede, Head of WWF’s Coral Triangle programme. After attending the International Coral Reef Symposium 2012 in Cairns, Australia, where I’ve had mixed feelings about the current efforts to activate the application of knowledge that is already available … Continue reading

WWF-Australia August 23, 2012
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Kimberley sea life swims down to Parliament House

As conservationists, some days we get to do some quite unusual things. Yesterday was one of them. To draw attention to our vision for the Great Kimberley Marine Park, Kimberley marine campaign groups created an ‘inflatable marine park’ on the … Continue reading

Paul Gamblin August 17, 2012
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Pushing the boundaries to protect our marine life – the recent Government announcement & what’s next

By Paul Gamblin, Manager, Marine Protected Areas Program, WWF-Australia I’m privileged to work in a field I am really passionate about: marine wildlife conservation. I’ve experienced the calm blue off Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia. I’ve collected data there on … Continue reading

Paul Gamblin July 24, 2012
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An isolated jewel of the Coral Sea

(This is the third installment of my WWF-Australia blog series, ‘Expedition to the Coral Sea’) After a pretty bleak 36 hours of steaming – stopping only to dive the Ribbon Reefs 9 and 10 as we headed north – we … Continue reading

Darren Jew June 01, 2012
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