Oceans

  • And I think to myself, what a wonderful world

    14 July 2014

    Greenpeace photographer Paul Hilton takes us to an underwater nirvana with his breathtaking pictures from the UNESCO-listed Komodo National Park. Take a minute to look at these pictures and celebrate our natural world and our World Heritage sites.

  • We need to talk about Jaws

    9 August 2014

    I’ve never watched Jaws. Somehow, though, any mention of the movie thrusts an image to the forefront of my mind: a gargantuan beast rising from cerulean depths, mindlessly charging towards vulnerable prey; rows of jagged teeth braced, black irises stoic as it prepares to tear apart human limbs and chew asininely on a once living, breathing, sentient being.

  • 6 JAWsome shark facts!

    11 August 2014

    Do sharks make you think of the theme music from Jaws and shark nets at the beach?

  • Seafood labelling – why are we whiting?

    11 October 2014

    Over time I’ve come to the conclusion that the only way Australians can make informed choices about what we’re eating is if we’re given sufficient information, if we're told exactly what's on the plate.

  • Navigating seafood

    14 October 2014

    Sea life is one of the last sources of food hunted from the wild. Most of what we eat comes from farming, where we have thousands of years of history in domesticating animals for food production and growing crops

  • For the oceans - every week is Shark Week!

    15 October 2014

    'Shark':  it’s an evocative and symbolic single syllable. Just the sound of the word conjures up a host of associated images, usually to do with menacing fins, teeth, and a certain cinematic soundtrack.