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New marine-themed artwork from Dan and Emma Monceaux debuts at Port Adelaide art exhibition

Tweet While Emma and I have been hard at work adding the finishing touches to our feature-length documentary film Cuttlefish Country, we’ve also found time for a little art making. We recently joined the Port Adelaide Artists Forum (PAAF) and over the

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New artwork by Dan Monceaux to appear in DIRE Art Exhibition, Goolwa 2016

Tweet This week a group art exhibition called DIRE will open at the South Coast Regional Art Centre in Goolwa, South Australia. The exhibition has been coordinated by the not-for-profit Centre for Culture, Land and Sea (CCLS) and is actually the

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Minister Greg Hunt’s voting record shows his commitment to environmental protection

Tweet With the Great Barrier Reef experiencing its worst mass coral bleaching event on record and mass fish kills (plus shellfish, cuttlefish and whales) occurring along the coast of Chile, these are hard times for those with their hearts in the ocean. While

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10 year old South Australian Cabinet documents available for free under the Freedom of Information Act 1991

Tweet People who’ve been following our project for any length of time will be aware that our documentary film project weaves together natural, industrial and political history story threads. Choosing to take a dispassionate, investigative approach to our work relies on

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Cuttlefish Country & Cuttle Scuttle production update

Tweet It’s January 2016, and Emma and I have been working on Cuttlefish Country and the enormous body of research associated with it, practically full time for the past four and a half years. We are thrilled to say that

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Cuttle Scuttle computer game (public Beta) now available on itch.io

Tweet Back in 2013, we began work on a side-project, designed to tie in with the making of our documentary film Cuttlefish Country. Two years later, we’re pleased to say that the game, Cuttle Scuttle, is now available for you to

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A guide to cuttlefish species found in Australian waters

Tweet Prior to 2015, our work focused on studying and understanding the life and trials of the northern Spencer Gulf population of Sepia apama, the giant Australian cuttlefish- central to the story of our documentary film. This species is one of

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Encouraging signs for giant Australian cuttlefish recovery

Tweet It is with great delight that we wish to report some observations from the 2015 giant Australian cuttlefish aggregation in Upper Spencer Gulf, South Australia. As many friends of the cuttlefish will already know, the population gathers from the surrounding

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Sundrop Farms risks cuttlefish with desal brine

Tweet Sundrop Farms’ plan to expand their vegetable growing business south of Port Augusta in South Australia will put the Upper Spencer Gulf aggregation of Giant Australian cuttlefish at unnecessary risk, according to documentary filmmaker, Dan Monceaux. The company has previously

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Safety concerns arise over Port Bonython iron ore export plan

Tweet A major oversight may have been made in the preparation of the Port Bonython Common User Export Facility Environmental Impact Statement, which is scheduled for an environmental approval decision by December 31 this year. While researching the history of the

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