Mar 10

2019

Rock Pools Rock!

Rock Pools Rock!

A treasure trove of marine delights hides in plain sight along our coastline. Rock pools are tiny but complex ecosystems, where only the hardiest of inhabitants survive the onslaught that nature throws at them. Pounded by waves, whipped by the wind and exposed to the sun, the creatures who lie within have learnt to adapt […]

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Feb 3

2019

School’s in for Marine Life Lovers

School’s in for Marine Life Lovers

Education Innovator Sir Ken Robinson recently noted: “A great teacher obviously knows their material, but the real skill is engaging them in the material, getting them excited and curious, and firing up their imaginations.” And that’s where we come in! Ocean Life Education delivers fun marine education incursions, where students are given the opportunity to […]

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Dec 6

2018

The Cost of Christmas

The Cost of Christmas

“Tis the season for excitement and excess… and while our waist lines and bank balances may bear the brunt of our festive good cheer, the oceans suffer too. Every year Australians spend more than $16 billion celebrating Christmas (which is almost $1,000 per adult!) – half of that goes on gifts. The vast majority of […]

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Nov 6

2018

Ocean to Outback – Sights, Sounds and Smells of the Sea Go Bush

Ocean to Outback – Sights, Sounds and Smells of the Sea Go Bush

Considering they’re very basic creatures, sea stars have some pretty amazing abilities (like regrowing their own leg if they lose one!) but they don’t normally travel hundreds of kilometres inland… until now. With a little assistance from Ocean Life Education, our Blue Linckia’s, along with the rest of our marine life menagerie, have temporarily migrated […]

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