BREAKING: NT coasts have their first ever plan for protection
The Territory’s first ever plan to protect the Top End coasts is welcomed. Today the NT Government released the NT Coastal and Marine Management Strategy, delivering on one of their most important election commitments.
EVENT: Territory Water Forum - what do new proposals for dams and water mean for our rivers and fishing?
Join us at the Palmerston Game Fishing Club to hear from Territory experts on threats to Top End rivers and our fishing lifestyle.
ABC News - Coastal Economics - July 20, 2019
ABC Darwin reports that Top End coasts are worth almost $3 billion a year, but that revenue is in danger without a plan to protect our coasts.
EVENT: What does a changing climate mean for our coasts & fishing?
Join us at the Darwin Railway Club on Tuesday 6 August, to hear about what climate change means for Top End mangroves, coasts and marine wildlife, and our fishing lifestyle. Book your free ticket here.
Mangrove forests could 'drown' due to sea level rise
A story featured by ABC News Darwin explains that the Top End's mangrove forests are highly vulnerable to sea level rise.
Concern for the Roper River - ABC Country Hour
A new study into the potential for irrigated agriculture in the Roper River region, sparks concern.
Grey nurse sharks discovered in NT waters
A population of grey nurse sharks that have been discovered just off the coast of the Tiwi Islands in Northern Territory waters.
A decades worth of McArthur River Mine lead-zinc spills
An ABC News story featured online this week, saw former crewmen who worked on a McArthur River Mine barge, transporting lead-zinc concentrate, say that they have witnessed regular spills of the product overboard for a decade.
Coral Bleaching in Northern Australia
Widespread coral bleaching is forecast for waters off the Northern Australia coast, due to above-average sea surface temperatures that occurred in late 2018.
Bynoe Harbour Warming
Bynoe Harbour is a popular fishing destination. However, local fishing guide Graeme Williams has noticed an alarming trend - the waters are warming and this is impacting Barramundi.