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…

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…

Jellyfish Stings – Latest Research on How to Fix Them

Jellyfish stings. Nothing ruins a day on the beach faster, especially if it is a kid that gets stung. And worse – the treatment being applied in some places is out-of-date. This is making the situation worse. A team of scientists at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) decided to research the best methods…

A Virtual Reality Beach Cures All

Virtual reality beaches can make us feel better in uncomfortable situations! IMAGINE WALKING along a beach on a lovely day. The waves are hitting on the shore, crabs are scurrying in the sand, you can hear the calls of the seagulls. You turn to continue along the path feeling calm and relaxed. Then, you suddenly…

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