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#WasteFreeWednesday: Bulk Food Stores

The next step on my journey to minimise my plastic waste (after taking the simple steps such as reusable cup, straws, and plastic bags), was to start avoiding plastic in the food that I buy from the supermarkets. This was an interesting and somewhat challenging thing for me to do, and even though I am… Continue reading #WasteFreeWednesday: Bulk Food Stores

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Top 5 Marine Documentaries

These are the documentaries that give me inspiration. Whenever I feel like I'm losing my passion, or are just feeling like I'm on a useless career path, I watch one of these documentaries and it all makes sense again! 1. Blue Planet 1 and 2 There is nothing more soothing than Sir David Attenborough's voice,… Continue reading Top 5 Marine Documentaries

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Portuguese Man O’ War

So today I'm writing about something that I learn't in my Marine Invertebrates class this semester, and I found it super interesting so I thought I would share it with you! Portuguese Man O'War, are a highly venomous species of blue bottle. Around the coast of Australia, we have the less venomous cousin of the… Continue reading Portuguese Man O’ War

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Sharks of Australia

In Australia, sharks are a very common occurrence all year long. A recent study from CSIRO has for the first time accurately estimated the number of adult Great White Sharks as 2210, from along the Western coast of Australia to Ningaloo reef on the North Eastern coast. This study used groundbreaking genetic data through a… Continue reading Sharks of Australia

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Being in the Ocean

I think most people know that feeling that overwhelms you when you start walking into the ocean. Its that first chill from the cold water, that becomes more natural as you walk deeper, and more of your body becomes submerged. Its that feeling of the water moving against your skin, feeling all you troubles float… Continue reading Being in the Ocean