Media Release: Dead Shearwaters In NSW


The link below is to a media release concerning the many dead Shearwaters being found on the coast of NSW, Australia.

For more visit:
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia13112101.htm

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Fears for seabirds as global warming affects coastline


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Puffins, terns, and butterflies are among the key species in the U.K. being put at risk from global warming, which is transforming the U.K.’s coastal areas as sea levels rise and storms grow fiercer, a study by the National Trust has found.

Sea levels are predicted to rise by up to half a meter by the turn of the century, and coastal erosion is accelerating, with a fourfold increase in landslips reported.

Puffin chicks are having a particularly hard time — their preferred meal of sand eels is disappearing, owing to overfishing and changing ocean temperatures, and in their place a new fish has moved into U.K. waters that the chicks find indigestible. The newcomer is the snake pipefish, normally found in warmer waters but moving northwards as the climate changes — with devastating effects for puffins, as it is bony and hard for the birds to eat. Some chicks have been…

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Australia: Efforts to Preserve the Southern Brown Bandicoot


The link below is to an article reporting on efforts to conserve the Southern Brown Bandicoot on the NSW South Coast.

For more visit:
http://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/media/releases/helping-the-southern-brown-bandicoot-bounce-back

Media Release: Myall Coast Beaches Closed to 4WDs


The link below is to a media release concerning the closure of Myall Coast beaches to vehicles due to weather conditions.

For more visit:
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia1306201300.htm

Australia: NSW – Kiama (2 April 2013)


The photos below were taken at Kiama on the 2nd April 2013, during my NSW South Coast Trip. They include photos of Kiama Blowhole and the Kiama Lighthouse.

Kiama Blowhole

Kiama Blowhole

Kiama Blowhole

Kiama Blowhole

Kiama Lighthouse

Australia: NSW – Sea Cliff Bridge (Grand Pacific Drive – 2 April 2013)


The photos below were taken from Grand Pacific Drive & the Sea Cliff Bridge on the 2nd April 2013, during my NSW South Coast Trip.

View Towards the Sea Cliff Bridge

View Towards the Sea Cliff Bridge

View Towards the Sea Cliff Bridge

Sea Cliff Bridge

Sea Cliff Bridge

Sea Cliff Bridge