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Killing Sharks to Protect People

After sharks have killed 6 people off Perth since 2010, the WA government responded with a cull program designed to kill any great white, tiger or bull shark larger than 3 meters.  Using over 1000 baited drum lines placed along the coast, sharks will be caught, documented then killed to reduce the threat for more […]

Lines in Country

We continue to work on our film about Western Australia that covers 2 years of work there.  It seems like a simple place – lot of open space (the size of California) and only 45,000 residents (2nd least inhabited place outside of Antarctica).  So bunch of kangaroos, crocs, a few people and big cattle ranches. […]

Midway Film Trailer by Chris Jordan

Sometimes we experience events and places on the planet and do not always grasp their significance to ourselves and others.  One such person is Chris Jordan who’s new film Midway documents the impact of the Pacific Garbage Patch on the albatross population in the NW Hawaiian Islands and Midway Island in particular.   You can […]

Gregg Treinish NatGeo Emerging Explorer

National Geographic named ASC’s Gregg Treinish an Emerging Explorer for 2013.   Gregg was NatGeo’s adventurer of the year back in 2008 after Gregg completed a 7,800 trek along the entire Andes Mountain.   This award reflects Gregg’s continued leadership in promoting science and conservation thru his Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, a nonprofit based […]

Coastal Walkabout App Beta

The Coastal Walkabout app is in beta now on Android and iOS.  I am expecting the full release to happen next month November in a big project launch in Perth at Murdoch University.  I will be there for sure!  After a short 18 months from the original idea and expedition, the team is ready to […]

Kimberley Gas Hub canned

We just arrives in Broome on the day the Perth-based Woodside decied to can their $45B LNG plant construction. The battle between local folks, the traditional owners and the West Australia government ran for 7 years before yesterday. Famed environmental writer Graham Lloyd from the Australian stated it clearly below. The Kimberley is rich in […]

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