• Speaker Spotlight #4

    by  • May 6, 2016 • 0 Comments

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 28th and 29th of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Karen Raubenheimer PhD Candidate, ANCORS, University of Wollongong Forum presentation: How can the world control marine plastic debris?...

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    Speaker Spotlight #3

    by  • April 29, 2016 • 0 Comments

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 28th and 29th of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Dr Jennifer Lavers Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies Forum presentation: When nowhere is safe: ‘disposable’ plastic on the world’s...

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    Speaker Spotlight #1

    by  • April 18, 2016 • 0 Comments

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 28th and 29th of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Heidi Taylor Tangaroa Blue Foundation Forum presentation: If all we do is clean-up, that’s all we’ll ever do! Volunteers...

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    Marine Science Forum price reduced!

    by  • March 23, 2016 • 0 Comments

    The SCMDC Marine Science forum is on in just over 2 months and preparations are well underway. The theme of marine debris is a growing global issue and we plan to look at it locally and internationally and see what we can do to help. We have been lucky in securing support from REX...

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    SCMDC Annual Marine Science Forum 2016

    by  • January 5, 2016 • 0 Comments

    The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre (SCMDC)  is seeking expressions of interest to speak at our Annual Marine Science Forum in Merimbula on May 28 (Saturday) & 29(Sunday) 2016. The theme for this year is ‘Marine Debris’ and your talk must reflect this theme. Talks go for approximately 30 min with 15 min Q&A,...

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    Tuesday 29 December 2015 at the Centre

    by  • December 28, 2015

    Tuesday 29th December activities at the Discovery centre: 10:30am MARINE ARTS & CRAFTS 1:30pm SEAQUESTS – presented by Anthony Hill of Plastic Pollution Solutions; this new holiday activity combines pictures, sound, action, video and trivia – making it an exciting, engaging and informative activity for all ages at the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre...

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    So long, Farewell

    by  • October 13, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Or should I say Selamat tinggal, as I am off to Indonesia. I have taken a seven month volunteer position in Indonesia as part of the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program, an Australian Government initiative. I will be living in Mataram on Lombok in Indonesia and working with a local not-for-profit organisation. My...

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    School Holiday Fun

    by  • September 18, 2015 • 0 Comments

    The school holidays are almost upon us. I can hear the excitement now. The weather is warming up and the whales are swarming the Sapphire Coast, Spring is the perfect time to explore the local marine environment. And what better way than with the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre. See beneath the ocean surface...

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