Chris Wighton is a musician and adventurer from North Queensland Australia. Here Chris shares his experience travelling by Kayak from Cairns in North Queensland to remote Restoration Island in Cape York, Australia.
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Reef Ecologic - Great reef people,from explorers to guardians.
BY ADAM SMITH
@ VOL 9
ON SEP 03, 2015
Adam Smith loves the ocean and is a scientist, manager and leader who is keen to work with great people to protect and ensure the sustainable use of our precious coral reef systems.
Jewel of North Queensland
BY CATHY-ANN KERR
@ VOL 134
ON MAR 18, 2016
"We came together with the the common bond for all things creative and community. We believe in the power of shared story; rewarding or challenging, humorous or heart-wrenching, all are worthy of our attention."
In Jewel of North Queensland from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 134, presenters Cathy-Ann Kerr and Angie Quinn share their home city of Cairns and the spirit of it's people that make the community so special there. From their proximity to the great barrier reef, to their culturally rich heritage, from their deep connection to their natural world, to the busting art and nightlife scene, to the city provides so much that the great land down under has to offer. With a such an abundance of passionate people, beautiful landscape, and creative talent, PechaKucha Night Cairns is in an optimal location to bring people together.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday April 25th, 2016.
The Future of Flooding
BY SAMUEL BUDIN
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
Samuel Lang Budin is a social documentary photographer living in Brooklyn and working primarily in the depressive realist mode. He makes 35mm and medium format slide shows about climate change anxiety, aging and death, naked people in their own homes, the personal discomforts of travel, and the encroaching sea. Just you wait!
Discovering Lost Treasures
BY CARL WILLIAMS
@ VOL 20
ON APR 19, 2017
Carl Williams lives in tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. Here he tells the incredible tale of his experience as a salvage diver in 1984. Carl and his crew uncover the wreck of a Dutch East Indian vessel, sunk in 1752. The treasure they uncover creates an international frenzy amongst collectors and historians.
East Trinity : A Jewel on Our Doorstep
BY DENIS WALLS
@ VOL 22
ON OCT 11, 2017
Denis Walls is writer, teacher, environmental activist, member of the Save East Trinity environmental action group, and President of Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC). His story spans from 1989 to the present and details the experience of the Save East Trinity group's activism in arguing for, and ultimately spearheading the restoration of East Trinity, using Tidal Change technology. East Trinity is 740 acres of land, located 15 minutes across Trinity Inlet (by boat) from the Cairns CBD in Far North Queensland, Australia.
Art of the Reef
BY MICHAEL POPE
@ VOL 19
ON SEP 20, 2018
The marine world has served as a source of inspiration, a destination and even material debris from which to create art. Join Michael as he explores some of the big names as well as local ones whose work reflects the reef and the ocean around us.
Adventures with the Cairns State High Symphony Orchestra
BY ELLY LITTLE
@ VOL 25
ON OCT 24, 2018
Eloise Little is a Year 10 student at Cairns State High School in north Queensland, Australia. Here shares her experiences with the Cairns State High Schools Symphony Orchestra where she is a 1st violinist and harpist.