Sunshine Coast beaches continue to play a vital role in the survival of endangered sea turtles. More than 50 turtle nests were recorded on local beaches during the recent breeding season that spans from mid-November to late-March. Sunshine Coast Council Senior Conservation Officer Julie O’Connor said a high percentage of turtle hatchlings had successfully emerged […]
(Video credit – Unity Water – Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital) [Video]Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital has joined forces with Unitywater to reduce plastic bottle waste in Australian waterways. The “Get Back to Tap” campaign encourages primary school children to drink tap water rather than water from plastic bottles in order to protect turtles from plastic pollution, […]
Coolum District Coast Care had to work significantly fast to save turtle nests in the midst of the ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald onslaught along the Coolum and North Shore coastline over the weekend.
New born babies are drawing their first breath and taking their first steps on a number of Sunshine Coast beaches. Endangered Loggerhead Turtle hatchlings have once again started emerging from their nests.
[vid]Queensland tourism icon Underwater World has opened its spectacular new $3.5M ocean tank and walk through attraction, which showcases over 50 species of fish, awe inspiring sharks, colourful corals and majestic sea turtles.