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On ABC's The Drum, Green Cross CEO Mara Bun presents a thought-provoking and insightful analysis of post-disaster recovery efforts.
Green Cross Australia CEO Mara Bun spoke at Green Cities 2012 conference about the importance of community driven resilience to natural disasters.
In a session on climate change adaptation, Mara highlighted the need for communities to take responsibility rather than wait for governments to step in.
ELEVEN-year-old Ari Miles's keen photography skills saw him take home first prize at the Witness King Tides project yesterday. The Yeppoon State School student went along to the family event at Yeppoon's Main Beach, which was organised to help improve understanding of climate change impacts.
This morning’s high tide, known colloquially as a king tide, was the last of the big high tides until December. One of the best beauty spots to enjoy the high tide was at Cleveland Point, where Bayside Bulletin journalist Jeff Freak caught the Saturday morning tide on camera.
REDLAND residents are being asked for their snapshots of summer's king tides to help coastal communities in South East Queensland plan for climate change.
As Queensland residents prepare for king tides this summer, they also have the chance to visualise the rising waters along our coast by photographing the regional king tides event.
ENDANGERED sea turtles nesting at Mon Repos near Bundaberg have survived relatively unscathed from Cyclone Fina's rough seas and big tides. "Given that 85 per cent of Queensland's population lives within 50km of the coast, it is vital that we know what to expect in coming years,'' Ms Bun said.
WHITSUNDAY residents are being encouraged to photograph this year's king tides as part of an initiative by the national environmental and humanitarian agency Green Cross Australia, called 'Witness King Tides'.
CAPTURING king tides on camera could reveal what our coast might look like in the future. That’s what Green Cross Australia is saying to encourage Cairns residents to take photographs of sea levels next king tide on January 22 at 9am.
A Queensland project is interested in summer holiday beach photos taken around the time of king tides.