A SUNSHINE Coast couple whose passion for marine ecosystems led them to establish a childrens education business are now...
24th March 2016 2:03 PM
A MACKAY scientist has found two species of sea snake which had been feared extinct.
24th Dec. 2015 11:12 AM
RICHARD Fitzpatrick has seen parts of the world most people won’t ever get to see.
19th Dec. 2015 5:12 AM
BLAKE the turtle was malnourished, underweight and in bad shape when he was found stranded on a mud flat at Quoin...
07th Sept. 2015 7:09 AM
POLLUTION on Curtis Island has left 12-year-old Jack Cathcart feeling devastated.
15th Aug. 2015 5:08 AM
TWO turtles and two seabirds have been found covered in oil in the wake of a spill near Townsville, the Great Barrier Reef...
31st July 2015 7:07 AM
FOR eight days Port Curtis has been the site of a turtle rodeo, with researchers catching 83 turtles.
18th July 2015 6:07 AM
A STUDY that tracks turtles and dugongs in the Port Curtis area will continue into next year to gather more information...
16th July 2015 6:07 AM
A SMALL island off the coast of Gladstone is a far cry from the busy streets of Paris.
06th July 2015 6:07 PM
HELIUM balloons may look harmless but there’s a pretty good chance the colourful pieces of plastic will end up in the...
16th June 2015 7:06 AM
DESPITE a variance in colours and patterns, the jellyfish washed up on the region's beaches are mostly all breeds of the...
15th Jan. 2015 6:01 AM
TANNUM Sands beaches are covered with jellyfish, with a number of different species spotted, including the bluebottle...
14th Jan. 2015 11:01 AM
ONE of the smallest turtles got the biggest send off, with Flick the Hawksbill racing into the ocean as fast as her...
17th Nov. 2014 6:11 AM
THERE are two box jellyfish populations in Gladstone and swimmers need to be cautious this summer, Dr Lisa-Ann Gershwin has...
15th Nov. 2014 6:11 AM
FINGAL farewelled a beautiful sea turtle on Friday morning after almost nine months in specialist care.
15th Oct. 2014 8:10 AM
GLADSTONE is leading the way in turtle care, with 73% of those being cared for at Quoin Island being returned to the wild...
14th Oct. 2014 6:10 AM
FOR just on a quarter of a century UnderWater World has enthralled young and old alike with the secrets of the sea.
28th Aug. 2014 7:08 AM
WILDLIFE deaths from helium balloons are on the rise, with a leading scientist pushing for the balloons to be banned.
04th Aug. 2014 6:08 AM
OUR oceans are busier every day.
01st Aug. 2014 8:08 AM
WE may never know what actually caused the death of a humpback whale that died in the Mooloolaba marina on Friday night.
01st July 2014 8:07 AM
A PURPLE jellyfish believed to be a newly discovered species has been found at Shelly Beach.
04th June 2014 6:06 AM
SWIMMING with whales appears unlikely to become the Sunshine Coast’s next big tourism drawcard, despite a push to introduce...
17th Feb. 2014 7:02 AM
Photographs of volunteers and marine life at the Quoin Island Turtle Rehabilitation Centre taken in 2014.
15th Feb. 2014 5:02 AM
ALMOST 90 turtles will have passed through the Quoin Island Turtle Rehabilitation Centre at the two-year mark in March...
15th Feb. 2014 5:02 AM
HE’S been working on the water for more than 30 years, but Ken Smith had never seen a box jellyfish float by his boat –...
28th Nov. 2013 5:11 AM
THE Wide Bay Burnett Environment Council wants surveys done before and after the Superboats Championships to assess the...
03rd Nov. 2013 6:11 AM
THE whales have just gone and now the turtles are close behind, swimming into the beaches of The Discovery Coast.
01st Nov. 2013 5:11 AM
A DISEASED crab pulled up by a local fisherman has prompted fears that a health recovery in local crab stocks could be a...
24th Sept. 2013 6:09 AM
A boat strike has been blamed for the death of a turtle that was found washed up on Spinnaker Park beach this week.
19th Sept. 2013 7:09 AM
AN innovative group of Gladstone Central State School students are developing an app to help people deal with injured...
13th Sept. 2013 12:09 PM
THE Pacu, a fish dubbed the ‘ball-cutter’ for biting off men’s testicles, has been found in Paris and there are fears it...
05th Sept. 2013 9:09 AM
BOORAL resident Andrew Mitreger has called for boaties to slow down in Booral after the death of a turtle on Friday.
03rd Sept. 2013 5:09 AM
STAR of the Sea students had a whale of a time learning about the importance of protecting marine life on Tuesday.
24th July 2013 12:07 PM
UnderWater World is set to gain a new name, new animals and breathe life into the Sunshine Coast attraction.
12th July 2013 11:07 AM
DIVERS are seeing increasing numbers of marine life moving through the area off Lady Elliot Island, including whales, giant...
11th July 2013 7:07 AM
A SUNSHINE Coast marine expert is on a mission to end what he calls a frenzied hysteria surrounding bull sharks.
07th May 2013 3:05 PM
SCIENTISTS have confirmed that a shark found off the coast of Florida in 2011 was a single specimen with two heads, rather...
28th March 2013 7:03 AM
GLADSTONE students will soon be given insight into local marine health by getting up close and personal with the turtles on...
13th March 2013 8:03 PM
NO TURTLES were reported stranded in Gladstone Harbour during January this year. That contrasts sharply against last...
13th March 2013 6:03 PM
A MARINE debris survey researcher from CQUniversity Dr Scott Wilson discusses a current survey into debris within the...
07th March 2013 4:03 AM
QUEENSLAND coastal waters, including those in the Gladstone region, have been swamped by marine stingers in recent weeks...
11th Jan. 2013 5:01 AM
IT’S a whale. No, it’s a shark. Actually, it’s the world’s biggest fish.
03rd Jan. 2013 10:01 AM
DISSOLVED aluminium levels in South Trees Inlet, near the QAL red mud dam, rose sharply in September. Are those aluminium...
04th Dec. 2012 9:12 AM
CSIRO scientist Dr Simon Apte discusses with The Observer whether the recent levels of dissolved aluminium in South Trees...
04th Dec. 2012 7:12 AM
HERE is a rare chance to see a stunning documentary in the ideal venue.
22nd June 2012 5:06 AM
ONE of Moreton Island's favourite dolphins has dropped a bombshell by greeting tourists with a new calf in tow.
28th May 2012 7:05 AM
FOR most people, the Coral Sea is an unseen wilderness beneath the ocean, hund reds of kilometres from the Australian...
21st May 2012 2:05 PM
NATURE lovers will be able to witness the marvel of the turtles at Mon Repos for a couple of extra weeks, thanks to an...
21st Feb. 2012 5:02 AM
RYAN couldn't wait to hear his university results, and now he can hardly wait to start his new course.
21st Jan. 2012 2:01 AM
THE Federal Government has released a draft plan to protect marine life off the east coast of Australia, including the...
12th Nov. 2011 2:11 PM