Set against the backdrop of the Brisbane River, the World Science Festival is the perfect event to showcase what’s being done to improve the condition of this iconic waterway.
The role of eastern Australia’s rainforests as a refuge for wildlife against the upheavals of climate change will be one of the topics discussed at this week’s Rainforests of Subtropical Australia (ROSA) Symposium.
Not-for-profit organisations, Healthy Land and Water and Ozfish Unlimited will hold a ‘Fishers for Fish Habitat’ forum on the Gold Coast on Saturday March 18 to engage recreational fishers in the protection and management of South East Queensland’s underwater habitats.
If you’ve ever seen a turtle fighting for life after swallowing a plastic bag, or struggling to swim after getting entangled in discarded fishing line, you’ll know the damage that marine debris can do to our local wildlife.
The beauty and health of South East Queensland’s waterways, landscapes and wildlife – as well as the safety of communities against extreme weather events – were the subjects of a symposium at Parliament House today.