John is a second-generation commercial fisher in Moreton Bay, and I have to tell you guys, he had a wealth of stories and information to share! Though hopefully this podcast series and blog has brought to light some of the other very significant "stakes" we might have in Moreton Bay, it's probably no surprise that… Continue reading Podcast episode: John Page
This week's episode features Craig Wilson, who is the Environment Manager for Port of Brisbane. Have a listen: Corporate Social Responsibility For this blog, I thought it might be good to discuss a term we used in the episode: Corporate social responsibility (CSR). Undertaking voluntary environmental monitoring programs- ie, monitoring programs that aren't legally required… Continue reading Podcast episode: Craig Wilson
This week's podcast was with Penny and Kylie from Tangalooma EcoMarines. Penny and Kylie have boundless enthusiasm for Moreton Bay, and their vision for a local community motivated to celebrate and protect Moreton Bay is being adopted by young people all across Southeast Queensland. Listen to the episode: Kylie (left) and Penny, with part of… Continue reading Podcast episode: Penny and Kylie – Tangalooma EcoMarines
I followed Dr Sue Pillans on Twitter long before we had the chance to speak in person. I'm a huge sucker for marine art, and hers drew me in instantly She's also got the biggest repertoire of ocean puns of anyone I've ever known, which I DEEPly appreciate! Writing in the mangroves - a good… Continue reading Podcast episode: Sue Pillans
It's fitting that the first official episode of Moreton Bay Online should feature a conversation with the newly-formed Moreton Bay Foundation. The MBF is a newly formed non-profit, and it's non-partisan - the only "stake" they have in how the Bay is managed and used, is that it stays healthy, beautiful, welcoming and productive for… Continue reading Podcast episode: The Moreton Bay Foundation
I'm thrilled to bits to announce the evolution of the Moreton Bay Online project! Phase 1 of the project - finding out about what people know, think and love about Moreton Bay - is happening right now. It's wonderful to see how much community wisdom is coming in on the survey. What's even more exciting… Continue reading Exciting new podcast coming soon!
Moreton Bay Online (Moreton Bay Science) is part of a PhD project, and it is what we'd call a before-after-control-impact, or BACI "experiment". A simple statistical design A BACI experiment takes measurements for two different groups, both before and after something changes. A simple diagram looks like this: It's a neat way to be fairly… Continue reading How we’re measuring change in Moreton Bay’s community coastal capacity