Plastic Bottle Boat to enter Sydney Harbour Race

A boat made of over 1,000 discarded plastic bottles is entered to race in Manly Wharf Bridge to Beach paddling event on 26 February. Paige Birkenhead, Guest Experience officer at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium has built the boat to raise awareness of the growing threat of plastic pollution in our oceans. We think this is […]

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Happy World Wetlands Day!

HAPPY WORLD WETLANDS DAY! World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally each year on 2 February. It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, on 2 February 1971. Wetlands are one of the most important ecosystems on the planet. Not only are they critical […]

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The Map to Paradise

If a ‘Map to Paradise’ existed, what would this map look like? Film makers Danielle Ryan and James Sherwood (pic below) will take you on a journey to discover what ‘underwater paradise’ might look like, and to show you that dreams do come true. We want to make sure that people feel and believe that […]

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Penguin photo auction

Your chance to own some amazing, exclusive photography! To kick off our amazing launch, the SEA LIFE Trust is auctioning a selection of stunning penguin photos taken on Macquarie Island to raise money for a future research project studying the impact of single use plastic on these majestic birds. The project will examine micro plastic pollution in penguins […]

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World Science Festival – success!

Wednesday, November 2nd marked the announcement for the World Science Festival Brisbane in conjunction with the World Science Festival.  SEA LIFE had the notable Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Minister of Science, officially naming Flatback hatchling 1 during the announcement for the World Science Festival 2017.  The official name is….drum roll please….Binkin which is Aboriginal for turtle […]

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BABS THE TURTLE RELEASED AFTER MIRACULOUS RECOVERY

A rehabilitated juvenile Flatback turtle has been released into the Pacific Ocean near Bundaberg by SEA LIFE Mooloolaba, just months after being found on the brink of death more than 1,100km from home. Affectionately known as Babs, the female turtle was returned to the sea today off the Lady Musgrave Excursion boat after several months […]

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Make a difference and support Australia’s oceans today!

Right now our oceans need your help! Yet another call for public consultation has been announced for the National Network of Marine Reserves. Alarmingly the Federal Government has called for reduced protection, particularly within the Coral Sea, despite over a decade of planning and endless rounds of consultation. Tony Abbott suspended the Marine Reserve Management […]

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A marine park for Sydney

Marine conservation groups are calling for a Sydney Marine Park and other improved marine protection measures in response to the Hawkesbury Shelf Bioregion assessment. Over 120 SEA LIFE visitors filled out submissions to support a marine park for Sydney. Overwhelmingly SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium visitors were keen to have our marine environment protected for future […]

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Can the Great Barrier Reef survive?

It’s devastating. We’re witnessing the worst bleaching event to our national, and even global icon. And it could be prevented. Bleaching occurs on occasion due to abnormally high temperatures for prolonged periods. But never have we seen anything like what we’re seeing now. Scientists’ predictions of the future of the reef as we know it […]

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Turtle trio returned to the ocean

NZ 11 March 2016 – With the support of the SEA LIFE Trust, Kelly Tarlton’s staff today released 3 sea turtles into the protected waters of the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve, having successfully been nursed back to health – for some a journey of 18 months. Marine animals are our passion, and we are so […]

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