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Fraser Coast Dolphins

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 22 October 2014
The three main species of dolphins that are found in the region consist of the common dolphin (Delphinus delphis), bottlenose (Tursiops aduncus) and the indo-pacific humpback (Sousa chinesis). We have provided some information below to highlight these beautiful species that dwell in the Fraser Co ... Read more

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Fraser Coast Marine Life Infographic

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 23 September 2014
The Fraser Coast is home to a diverse range of marine life, from humpback whales to dugongs and those in between. This creative infographic will provide you with visual, interesting facts on the amazing animals that can be found on the Fraser Coast, which includes the Great Sandy Strait, Hervey ... Read more

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Hear the Whales

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 4 September 2014
Ever wondered about how whales communicate with each other. Whale songs are complex and beautiful to listen to. The Dodo has published a great article with seven different whales singing. Listen to the blue whale, orca, minke, fin whale, gray, sperm and humpback whale sounds. These sounds of the ... Read more

Global Plastic Pollution Problem

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 8 July 2014
19 year old Boyan Slat has come up with a solution that he believes will aid the the plastic pollution problem. The method is the worlds first feasible project to clean the ocean of plastic using the oceans currents. Boyan first became frustrated when diving in Greece and came across more plasti ... Read more

Frontiers launches a new open-access journal: Frontiers in Marine Science

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 24 June 2014
Frontiers – a community driven open-access publisher and research networking platform -- is pleased to announce the launch of a new open-access journal: Frontiers in Marine Science. Continue reading “Frontiers launches a new open-access journal: Frontiers in Marine Science” &ra ... Read more