28th of July, 2019 – Cape Kimberley Beach near the Daintree River is one of Tangaroa Blue Foundation’s quarterly monitoring sites, on which data is collected and recorded every three months. Read more “Cape Kimberley Beach Clean-up Quarterly Monitoring Site”
Three down, three to go!
With the passing of July and the middle of the year, the TangaroaBlue team are halfway through their Cape York Clean-up Tour for 2019, targeting a different location each month for 5 days from May to September. Read more “Cape York Clean-up Tour 2019”
Tangaroa Blue Foundation, through their ReefClean project, has unearthed several hazards in their most recent monitoring survey of marine debris impacting the Great Barrier Reef region.
Two unmarked silver canisters were found washed ashore northern Cape York beaches. These are filled with aluminium phosphide, a toxic combination of chemicals that are fatal to ingest or inhale, used in fumigation aboard ships. Officials urge locals not to touch these canisters, stand upwind to avoid possible inhalation, and to phone 000 immediately if any are found. Read more “ReefClean Unearths Toxic Hazards”
Activities are full speed ahead in the Great Barrier Reef region with the purpose of protecting and preserving this natural wonder. Tangaroa Blue Foundation has put together an ambitious suite of services that, with help from our many AMDI partners, aims to reduce marine debris, raise awareness, identify the sources of debris, and drive behaviour change. Read more “ReefClean in Full Swing”
Ex-tropical Cyclone Ann brought with her unseasonal rain as she crossed the Far North Queensland coast last week, and this rain threatened to postpone the annual beach clean-up event scheduled for Archer Point on 19 May 2019. Despite the less than ideal conditions, almost 40 volunteers arrived at this popular campsite to assist the Yuku Baja Muliku Rangers and their Junior Ranger Team to clean the beaches in the area. Read more “One Last Cyclone for the Season”