Jellyfish Blooms: Turning Wobblers Into Useful Products

JELLYFISH BLOOMS are on the rise. Overfishing decreases the numbers of jellyfish competitors. But also, jellyfish adore the rising water temperatures and increasing ocean acidification. Jellyfish in Australia can sting us. Painfully. When they bloom out of control, we can get more serious problems than getting stung while swimming. Jellyfish blooms can disrupt fishing boats,…

New Sunglasses Are Saving Our Reefs!

Sunglasses. We all have them, but what if yours were saving the oceans too? A new joint social venture is underway to turn a commercial gill nets into something useful – upcycled sunglasses. Gill nets are a danger to threatened marine creatures. In 2018, donations from the public helped WWF buy the licence for the…

Alkemist – The New Locals’ Hotspot in Broadbeach

Alkemist is a new cafe in Broadbeach. Lyfe – Gold Coast Edition checks it out. Steven Powell’s passion in life is hospitality. Born in London, and from a family of pub owners, he grew up in Melbourne learning the tricks of the trade. It was in the southern states that he found his calling, with…

Build Your Own Organic Swimming Pool

An organic Pool is just what you need. The movement to swim in natural bodies of water, instead of artificial, stagnant bodies of water full of chemicals is growing momentum. Several decades ago in Austria, people were used to swimming in wild, pristine lakes in the summer. When they moved to the cities, they wanted…

Broc Feeney – Carrara’s Star of the Supercar

Meet 16-year-old Broc Feeney from Carrara.  He is a Gold Coaster in a serious hurry. He’s one of the hottest young prospects in Australian motorsport. Broc currently leads the entry-level tier to the high profile V8 Supercars that roar around the streets of Surfers Paradise each October. But he’s no newb. He comes from a…

Stylish Dads And How to Be One

Stylish Dads – Style expert Candice Faes Pascolutti of Domani+Co at Marina Mirage gives us some great ideas for Father’s Day. Royall Vetiver Noir Eau de Toilette Stylish Dads like to smell good too! And they can, with this fragrance classic. Royall Lyme Bermuda’s Vetiver Noir is crafted with a zesty kick of citrus blends…

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