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Giant Australian Cuttlefish betrayed by shoddy journalism

Tweet Since 2011 here at Cuttlefish Country we have endeavored to keep people informed about the status of the Northern Spencer Gulf Giant Australian cuttlefish aggregation, possible drivers of the decline and the mounting pressures to further industrialise their habitat to

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Open Government, Olympic Dam & State Development – A Letter to Premier Weatherill

Tweet If you follow politics in South Australia, you’ll probably be aware that we now have a newly created Department of State Development. This replaces the formerly awkward acronym DMITRE (the Department of Mining, Infrastructure, Trade, Resources & Energy) and essentially serves the

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Call for relocation of Port Bonython Fuels away from Point Lowly

Tweet The announcement of the imminent construction of the Port Bonython Fuels project, a $110 million diesel storage and distribution hub on the Point Lowly peninsula, caught environmentalists and Whyalla locals by surprise yesterday. Adelaide-based documentary filmmaker and conservationist Dan

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Cuttle Scuttle arcade game prototype hits the mark

Tweet A novel Cuttlefish Country side-project is making some exciting progress. Late last year, a chance meeting with Adam Jenkins from the University of South Australia led to the development of an early prototype of a retro arcade game called Cuttle Scuttle. The

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Giant Australian cuttlefish aggregation begins near Point Lowly

Tweet It was with some trepidation that we approached the 2014 Giant Australian Cuttlefish (Sepia apama) breeding season in South Australia’s Northern Spencer Gulf. Last year delivered the lowest cuttlefish count on record for the reefs at Point Lowly and Black

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Stayin’ Alive – Last dance for ‘disco’ cuttlefish?

Tweet Adelaide-based documentary filmmakers Dan and Emma Monceaux believe that Disco Cuttlefish, this year’s Adelaide Fringe Festival mascot, should be delivering a critical environmental message. ‘Stobie’ the Disco Cuttlefish is a 13 metre long illuminated audio-visual parade float produced by Adelaide Fringe Festival and

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Lucky Bay iron ore export approval accepts uncalculated environmental impacts

Tweet The following is a Letter to the Editor, originally published in the Port Lincoln Times on December 5th, 2013. The letter was prompted by the announcement that iron ore exports from Lucky Bay had been approved by South Australia’s State

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Alternative Ports Working Party concerned over Port Bonython Iron Ore Export Facility near Point Lowly

Tweet The Draft Environmental Impact Statement [EIS] for the proposed Port Bonython Bulk Export Facility was released on the 3rd of October 2013. An opportunity for public comment and submissions closes on 18th November. Cuttlefish Country is pleased to report

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Consider the plight of Northern Spencer Gulf’s Sepia apama on Cuttlefish Day

Tweet It’s Cephalopod Awareness Days again. In fact, it’s Squid and Cuttlefish Day to be precise. Last year we took this opportunity to ask ‘Where’s the love for the floundering population of Giant Australian Cuttlefish of Northern Spencer Gulf?’ Today,

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Southern Right Whale to join Sperm Whale in SA Museum collection

Tweet On Tuesday morning, a Southern Right Whale was reported by a commercial fisherman to be seen ashore at Point Bolingbroke on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula. The whale was deceased; its body showing evidence of possible propeller strike and scavenging

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