MTAQ Marine Teachers Association of Queensland

ABN: 70 652 509 393

P.O. Box 1258
Coolum Beach Qld 4573
admin@marineteachers.org.au

Publicity Officer

Joline Lalime
jmlal0@eq.edu.au

President

Craig Reid
Meridan State College
07 5490 2666

MTAQ News

 

SEAWEEK Marine Bycatch Matters 2007

Posted: 3-Feb-2007 21:07

SEAWEEK Marine Bycatch Matters 2007.MESA has produced 4 fantastic teaching units that are now online. They are well worth a look and will give everyone the opportunity to fully incorporate this theme into the teaching year.Units developed include the following;1. Discover bycatch – for Prep to Year 3This
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Happy New Year to all Reef Guardians

Posted: 2-Feb-2007 17:18

Happy New Year to all Reef Guardians!!!I hope that you have all enjoyed a relaxing summer break, and have returned in 2007 with a fresh spirit with which to initiate grand new projects with your schools and communities.Firstly and most importantly its time to re-register as Reef Guardians for 2007! This
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Maritime Safety Queensland Industry Forum

Posted: 2-Feb-2007 16:24

The next Maritime Safety Queensland Industry Forum will be held on the Gold Coast on Wednesday, 28 February 2006.Time: 4pmVenue: Gold Coast Arts CentreAddress: 135 Bundall Road, Surfers ParadiseMaritime Safety Queensland,
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Mackay District MAST Day 2006

Posted: 10-Nov-2006 13:30

Friday the 20/10/06 the local Mackay branch ran the MAST day at Kinchant Dam, using some gear from Kinchant Outdoor Education Centre. KOEC staff were involved and brought down their dragon boat, canoes and a raft building exercise.The advantage of these activities is that team work is a necessary part
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Seafood Stocks Warning

Posted: 3-Nov-2006 10:30

Almost no more seafood after 2048 at current rates, study warns.Sea­food will be all but a memory by 2048 if bulging human populations keep devouring fish and polluting oceans at current rates, warns a study published in the Nov. 3 issue of the research journal Science.Species have been disappearing "faster and
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National Marine Safety Adviser

Posted: 30-Oct-2006 17:28

Surf Life Saving Qld national marine stinger adviser Lisa Ann Gerswin recently held a number of free information seminars in Mackay leading up to North Qld stinger season.In the Mackay area alone there is said to be 200 species of jelly fish.Surf Life Saving Australia is a great organisation that offers
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BRISBANE NORTH DUAL MAST DAYS

Posted: 30-Oct-2006 11:18

M.A.S.T. DAY Marine & Aquatic Skills & Training Day Moreton Bay
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Earth hottest in 5,000 years

Posted: 24-Oct-2006 16:45

Earth hottest in 5,000 years, study suggests!Sept. 25, 2006Courtesy NASA and World Science staffTem­pe­r­a­tures on Earth are hot­ter than they have been in sever­al thou­sand years, ac­cord­ing to a re­port in Mon­day’s ear­ly on­line is­sue of the re­search jour­nal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.A further in­c­rease of 1° Cel­si­us
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MARINE INFORMATION BULLETIN

Posted: 24-Oct-2006 16:17

NATIONAL PRINCIPLES TO GUIDE POLICYDEVELOPMENT ON THE COMPULSORY WEARING OFPERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICESBackground:The National Marine Safety Committee (NMSC) is developing a set of principles to guide the development of policy on the compulsory wearing of personal flotation devices (PFDs) whilst boating.Evidence researched by the NMSC demonstrates that PFDs dramatically improve the chances
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Fish fossil fills evolutionary gap

Posted: 24-Oct-2006 16:15

THE first creature to crawl from the water onto dry land could have been Australian.An extremely well-preserved 380 million-year-old fossil of a fish with fins strong enough to support its weight in shallow water and propel itself along has been discovered in north-western Australia.It adds weight to the theory that one
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International Day of Action on Climate Change

Posted: 24-Oct-2006 15:51

Saturday the 4th of november 2006 is the International Day of Action on Climate Change. Show you care. Show you want climate action now! Join the millions walking against warming round the world. In Australia join one of the walks already organised. Or do your own! See www.walkagainstwarming.org for
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