SitePoint raises $60k for the Penguin Foundation

Posted on 19/01/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

SitePoint, one of the world’s leading resources for web developers and one of the top 700 global websites, has announced their donation of $60,000 to Australia’s Penguin Foundation, a Google Impact Challenge laureate. The money, raised during SitePoint’s annual Christmas sale, will be used for little penguin research and conservation, including projects such as lifesaving oil-absorbing technology to rescue wildlife in the event of an oil spill.

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Threatened shorebirds flock to Phillip Island

Posted on 12/01/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Holidaymakers from across the state are not the only ones flocking to Phillip Island’s shores this summer, as thousands of migratory birds set up camp around Phillip Island’s Rhyll Inlet.

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Sober New Year’s celebrations for koalas

Posted on 01/01/2015 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

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This is not a hangover. That’s the message from staff at Phillip Island’s Koala Conservation Centre as they reassure visitors they’re witnessing business as usual for the slumbering furry residents and not an unbearable New Year’s hangover. Koala sleeping2 240dpi 800x Dangling limbs and droopy eyelids have long made koalas the subject of sobering speculation, particularly by international tourists, but staff at the Koala Conservation Centre are quick to quash the ‘drunk koala’ myth.

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