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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Seagrass Blue Carbon Blues

Seagrasses are a vitally important component of healthy coastal waters. They've been described as the 'canaries' of the sea and revered as indicators of healthy or unhealthy systems. Students may find this clip, from the Intergation and Application Network, a different way to take in some special information about why we need to keep an eye on them. Perhaps it might inspire some students to try their own hand at creating a marine story in song?



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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Climbing Perch Stepping Across the Torres Strait

This amazing little fish from Papua New Guinea is causing some concern in Far North Queensland.

"Researchers and rangers are monitoring the climbing perch, which has already overrun waterways on two Queensland islands in the Torres Strait," ABC news said today. Read more here




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QUEENSLAND EDUCATION RESOURCES EXPO (QUEDREX) Brisbane 25-26 July 2015

This excellent exhibition is for teachers. We'd love to see you there!


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Injured Black Swan released after removing fishing hooks and line




Learn more about this story on the Kids Investigating Sea Solutions pages here



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