Tag Archives: Seagrass

Fish Take Mercury Hit

(click to enlarge image)                    Like the Hands Off Point Peron Facebook page Dredging the shallow seagrass meadows in Mangles Bay in Rockingham to create a boating channel for a highly controversial … Continue reading

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Port Geographe – How canal developments can go wrong (badly)

Very interesting article in the Australian Financial Review. Just goes to show what can happen if something goes wrong with a canal development like this.   They are extremely invasive, so a lot can go wrong, that is why they banned them … Continue reading

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John Clarke a seagrass ambassador! On RN

Listen to the fabulous John Clarke Threats to Western Port Bay John Clarke describes Western Port Bay, which lies east of Melbourne and Port Phillip Bay. Within a short space of time swamps have been drained, mangroves and seagrass have … Continue reading

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EPA IN THE SPOT LIGHT AGAIN

The WA EPA is once again under the spot light as shocked conservationists and Rockingham residents struggle to understand how they could possibly approve the destructive “Mangles Bay Marina” canal housing/marina development within Point Peron.      Here Many will … Continue reading

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Scott Ludlam in the Australian Senate on a resolution to protect the Point Peron

Video – Point Peron Canal Land Grab Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam speaks in the Australian Senate on a resolution to protect the Point Peron area  

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Response to article in The West Australian – Re Point Peron

See article –  500-pen marina sets sail http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/wa/16931195/500-pen-marina-sets-sail/ (30th of April, 2013 – pg 4) Our response; It must be noted that a 500 pen marina has already been approved near the existing cafe strip (more to be said on this, but … Continue reading

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