01 PM | 05 Sep

Untrashing #Djulpan: A @SeaShepherd_Aus film and #Marine #Debris #Campaign [#geekgirl]

Untrashing Djulpan – A Sea Shepherd Film “Ŋilmurru bukmak djäka wäŋawu – All of us together, looking after country.

In 2018, Sea Shepherd joined forces with the Dhimurru indigenous rangers of North-East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory for a remote marine debris clean-up mission.

Djulpan is a remote beach, far from any town or city. It is a culturally significant place for the Yolngu people and an important nesting ground for turtles.

However, for the past decade, the Dhimurru rangers have been faced with an increasing tide of plastic pollution arriving on their coastline.

Together, the team’s plan was to remove as much plastic from the beach as possible but what they uncovered was the sad reality of plastic pollution today.

‘Untrashing Djulpan’ tells their story.

Premiering September 2019.

—- Sea Shepherd is an international, non-profit marine conservation organisation that engages in direct action campaigns to defend wildlife, and conserve and protect the world’s oceans from illegal exploitation and environmental destruction.

Learn more Sea Shepherd Australia: https://www.seashepherd.org.au

03 PM | 04 Aug

Black Finch Project – Viewing (Art vs #Adani) [#geekgirl]

The current Black Finch Project takes its name from the tiny, almost extinct bird whose last key habitat is threatened by the Adani mine. There are thought to be only 1,000 of the species remaining and scientists have warned that the native finch may well be wiped out by the habitat-destroying mining operation.

Adani’s management plan for the endangered bird was initially rejected by the Queensland state government, before a revised plan was approved on May 31. Despite the revisions, scientists have serious reservations about the finch’s ability to survive.

Source: Artshub