Posted by Mitch Hart · September 19, 2017 11:40 AM
You’re invited to join us on Wednesday 27 September at the Darwin Deckchair Cinema for a special preview screening of the new Australian film, BLUE, an invigorating documentary with a beautifully crafted wake up call about the state of the Earth's oceans. Book your FREE ticket now!
The Environmental Defenders Office NT representing the Australian Marine Conservation Society has made a submission to the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority regarding a proposal in Territory waters and its potential impacts on threatened species and the environment.
Read below for the full submission.
A new mine proposal threatens some of the Territory’s most precious places: the Roper River, Maria Island and Limmen Bight Marine National Park. These areas have outstanding natural and cultural values, are popular recreational fishing spots, and have great tourism opportunities.
We cannot let this go ahead. Add your voice to stop this mine today.
Join us at the Darwin Boat, Travel and Leisure Show
Join us at the popular Darwin Boat, Travel and Leisure Show on the weekend of 19 - 20 August at the Marrara Stadium.
It’s a great event for those of us keen on fishing, boating and the outdoors. We’re going to be part of it, and we hope to see you there.
The plan guiding the Northern Territory’s future economic development has just been released and, thanks to your support, protection of our unique coastal environment and lifestyle is included in the framework.
The resounding community voice to Keep Top End Coasts Healthy is growing louder. Our ABC TV story last week showed Traditional Owners, divers, tourism operators, recreational fishers and former commercial fishers standing together calling for this Strategy to deliver strong management outcomes that will keep our Top End coasts healthy. Watch the story here.
Saltwater Secrets, produced by award-winning filmmakers Bluebottle Films, explores our incredible Top End coasts, the threats they are currently facing, and the fishers, tourism businesses and local communities coming together to protect them.
Saltwater Secrets is showing at various community events throughout the year.
NT Economic Summit prime time to deliver on Coasts Election Promise
Posted by Adele Pedder · March 24, 2017 10:35 AM
Safeguards to prevent permanent damage to vital coastal and marine areas are essential if the new Economic Development Framework is to avoid repeating past mistakes.
The Keep Top End Coasts Healthy (KTECH) alliance said the draft Economic Development Framework is light on detail about how it will achieve growth opportunities while also protecting the environment and the Top End’s enviable lifestyle.