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Nature’s Voice October 2013

Just eight more sleeps to go until our big event, Shine a Light for Parks at the Prom. We’re hoping to get at least 1000 people to Wilsons Prom to show their support for parks, so if you can come we’d love to see you there. This edition is again chock-full of stories, good and bad, about what’s happening with our natural environment, so enjoy the
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New Version Of Barwon Bluff App

The latest version of the Barwon Bluff App available from the Apple App Store is the downsized version, which has lower resolution images but is much smaller in size and so can now be downloaded over the 3G (or whatever) network. This means that anybody can download the App from anywhere.If you currently have the larger version on your phone I would suggest you
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IUCN – Monthly Update (October)

IUCN helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world and brings governments, non-government organizations, United Nations agencies, companies and local communities together to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice. Click here to view newsletter  online. READ MORE Oceans in peril An international panel of marine scientists, including
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Recommendations from IMPAC3

ajaccio_declaration_en ajaccio_appendix1_en Dear All, Many of you would be aware that this month has seen a major gathering of marine protected area (MPA) organisations, agencies, and supporters from around the world in Marseille, France for the 3rd International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC3).  IMPAC occurs every four years with IMPAC1 happening here in Victoria in Geelong in 2005. This unique opportunity for representatives from
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Climate Action – Sunday 17th Nov.

Join us at Treasury Place at 11:00 on Sunday 17 November to turn up the heat on Climate Action > Yesterday the Coalition received a reality check from Australia’s independent umpire on emissions targets – the Climate Change Authority. The Authority’s draft report says that Australia’s current five percent emissions reduction target is no longer a credible response to such a critical global challenge.
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Drinks Wednesday 6 Nov

Hi All, First Wednesday drinks this week at Beach House 7.30pm. Please come along and enjoy a drink with us and discuss any project or topic you wish. Hope to see you Cheers  Faye   – Regards Faye Connors Convenor Barwon Heads Sustainability Group Sub Group of Barwon Heads Community Arts Garden Inc. Mob. 0417 518 685


Save Our Marine Life – Campaign

Subject: Save Our Marine Life – The future of our marine life is in the balance http://www.saveourmarinelife.org.au/message-to-abbott


Marine Matters Issue 15

Issue 15 of Marine Matters is now available!   This issue features: -         Satellite ocean colour data gets a freshen up, revealing higher levels of Phytoplankton in the Southern Ocean -         New National Reference Station biogeochemical database -         What Zooplankton is that? The first taxonomic guide and atlas to Australian zooplankton -         AATAMS national workshop 2013 registrations open -         Lucinda Jetty Observatory back on line -         Hide and seek game for
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Welcome to your Spring edition of Park Watch

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Reminder ‘Great Victorian Fish Count ‘

Fish Count Flyer 2013 Hi All, The Great Victorian Fish count for Barwon Bluff will be on Sunday 1st Dec 2013. Low Tide – 15:53 / 0.40m Participants to meet at 28W car park at 2.30pm 2.45 Briefing 3.00 In the water 4.00 – 4.30 finish and debrief   PS:  Can all participants please email: stuohy@parks.vic.gov.au there T-shirt sizes asap if participating.   Stephen
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