Category Archive: Marine Response Team

This Sunday! Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet. Cairns community gathering and march.

Dredging proposals threaten our future: Community gathering and march. When: Sunday April 6th 11:30 for 12 Noon Where: Esplanade Lagoon, Western Events Area, Cairns, Queensland. What: Live Music, Speakers, March through town. Dress in blue, bring signs and banners, family friendly, fun, all welcome. Speakers will include veteran environmentalist Bob Irwin. Want to volunteer to …

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Bob Irwin confirmed for Cairns Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet community rally

Bob Irwin confirmed for Cairns Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet community rally event. Bob Irwin, veteran environmental warrior and father of the late Steve Irwin, has been confirmed as a key speaker at the upcoming major community event at Cairns Lagoon on April 6th. Bob Irwin said: “The Reef is one of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/03/27/bob-irwin-confirmed-cairns-save-reef-protect-inlet-community-rally/

Petition: Save Our Reef – Protect Our Inlet – Community say no to Cairns Port Dredging Proposal

Petition: Community say no to Cairns Port Dredging Proposal Ports North, is proposing to undertake a major dredging operation in Trinity Inlet, however there are serious environmental risks and major community concerns with the proposal. Given the sensitive Inlet environment, the proximity of the Inlet to Great Barrier Reef, and its value to the tourism …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/02/25/petition-save-reef-protect-inlet-community-say-cairns-port-dredging-proposal/

Port Douglas reef rally – rise up for the reef!

Rise Up For the Reef!   The Port Douglas and surrounding community will come together to raise awareness and demonstrate community opposition to dredging proposals along the Great Barrier Reef coast, with a particular focus on the Cairns Port dredging proposal. This will be an important event and will build momentum for the even larger …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/02/13/port-douglas-reef-rally-rise-reef/

What is the future of the Great Barrier Reef – community survey

What is the Future of The Great Barrier Reef? Far-North Queensland Community Survey We have launched our new survey designed to assess your opinions regarding the current and future environmental health of the Great Barrier Reef. We plan to use the results to identify community and business priorities, and help facilitate action to protect our world heritage icon. 1st Prize: Two nights accommodation …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/01/10/what-is-the-future-of-the-great-barrier-reef-community-survey/

Taking action for our marine environment.

By Josh Coates, Marine Programs Officer Launched in October 2013, the CAFNEC Marine Response Team (MRT) has been building a strong base for marine conservation action into 2014. Far North Queensland enjoys one of the most spectacular and diverse marine environments anywhere in the world. Protecting this natural heritage is crucial to our unique cultural, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2013/12/05/taking-action-marine-environment/

Marine Response Team Meeting #3

Marine Response Team meeting. Let’s make this the biggest one yet! We have started to build some real momentum in the team to date – this meeting will be about getting as many of us together as possible, consolidating our work so far and planning for the upcoming ‘silly season’. We will be briefing, reporting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2013/11/11/marine-response-team-meeting-3/

Marine Response Team 1st meeting – volunteer opportunity

Marine Response Team: Conservation action for our far North Queensland marine environment. Here in Queensland’s far North we enjoy one of the most diverse and beautiful marine environments in the world. Our ocean, reefs, estuaries and marine life need our help to survive and prosper. We need your help to protect the world below the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2013/09/23/marine-response-team-1st-meeting-volunteer-opportunity/

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