Launch of Women's Health Atlas
The Victorian Minister for Health Hon Jill Hennessy MP, launched a new interactive Women’s Health Atlas on Monday 26th October. The Atlas, first of its kind in Australia was developed for Women’s Health Victoria by Spatial Vision.
The Atlas was designed and developed in collaboration with state-wide and regional women’s health services to assist in the identification of gender impacts on key health areas. The women’s health services play a key advocating role for improving the lives of women.
WhaleReport app for Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
The timing couldn’t be more fortuitous with a pod of killer whales spotted in Burrard Inlet, the outer harbour for Vancouver, on the day that Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre announce the launch of “WhaleReport” it’s latest app.
Monitoring the distribution and occurrence of Canadian British Columbia (BC)’s cetaceans and sea turtles helps scientists develop conservation measures to protect them, but with more than 25,000 kilometres of coastline to keep an eye on, it’s a big job. For the past 40 years researchers have been asking the public to help out by reporting their sightings of whales, dolphins, porpoises and sea turtles.