Rottnest moorings ‘release ancient CO2’

Image supplied by the ECU research team

Lorraine Sindel, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2016

Research conducted by ECU scientists has found that boat moorings on Rottnest Island are causing seagrass meadows to release ancient Carbon Dioxide into the atmosphere, scarring and damaging the vital  ecosystem. The research, conducted by ECU’s Dr Oscar Serrano, Professor Paul Lavery and Profe...

“One of the best festivals on the calendar”

Tame Impala headling Rottofest in 2009

Elliott Turner, Staff reporter

September 17, 2015

Rottnest Island's premier festival Rottofest kicks off this Saturday with performances from international musicians and comedians, running from morning to midnight. Ronan Freeburn, head of Vulture Culture, has described Rottofest as "one of the best festivals on the calendar." ...

Rottnest Channel Swim splits the racers

Rottnest Channel Swim splits the racers

Simone Gordon and Alicia MacFarlane, Staff Reporter

August 26, 2015

Changes have been made to the annual Rottenest Channel Swim next year, which will include a separate race for channel champions. The new event, named Champions of the Channel, will take place on the Sunday after the traditional race. The second race will follow the tradition 19.7km swim but solo,...

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