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Trash Safari: Cleaning Up the Coast

September 25th, 2014 · No Comments · News

Fighting cigarettes, on the beaches and in the dunes…This week two young surfers, Nat Woods and Daniel Smith, set off on the Trash Safari – a journey that started at Sunshine Beach in Queensland. They are the founders of the Clean Coast Collective and believe passionately that no-one should walk past litter on the coast…Over […]

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Scumbags, Slimebuckets, Saviours of the World

October 20th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Guest Viewpoint

The days are getting longer, the beaches more crowded – it’s the bloomin’ algae season but principal research scientist at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Professor¬†Alan Millar, says have no fear, those dreaded seaweeds come in peace…. So you think algae stuffs up our beautiful beaches, fouls our precious swimming pools, dams and water supplies, makes […]

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