Dredging Today – Greens: Abbot Point Port Crumbles in Reprieve for Reef (Australia)

Greens: Abbot Point Port Crumbles in Reprieve for Reef (Australia) Posted on May 22nd, 2012 with tags Abbot, Asia, Australia, Crumbles, Greens, News, Point, port, Reef, Reprieve. Abbot Point Port Crumbles in Reprieve for Reef In a reprieve for the … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – FOREIGN WORKERS’ NEW HOME?

GREAT BARRIER REEF PORT PLANS WILL BRING THOUSANDS OF FOREIGN WORKERS UNIONS have accused the Gillard government of siding with the world’s richest woman over struggling workers after Gina Rinehart was given the green light to import 1700 foreigners for … Continue reading

MARINE PARK CAMPAIGN OFF FOCUS

In the Australian of 24 May, 2012 World Wildlife Fund has taken out a full page advertisement with picture of a whale shark and the following message:- “If we’re giving our marine life boundaries, let’s make them the right ones.  … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF/AUSTRALIA FOR SALE ?

GILLARD GOVERNMENT SELLS OUT AUSTRALIA’S ENVIRONMENTAL HERITAGE Dear Friends, This is a personal message not attributable to the conservation organizations I work for. Australia is ,arguably, at the most critical of crossroads environmentally, economically, and ethically.    Our precious natural resources, … Continue reading

Review reef shipping routes: Marine pilots

Review reef shipping routes: Marine pilots May 21, 2012   Barrier Reef disaster averted A bulk carrier is towed to safety after its engine blew up, causing it to drift over the Great Barrier Reef, prompting warnings “the reef’s luck … Continue reading

Newman rejects calls to curb reef shipping | The Australian

Newman rejects calls to curb reef shipping by: Sarah Elks From: The Australian May 21, 2012 12:00AM QUEENSLAND Premier Campbell Newman has dismissed calls to halt increased shipping through the Great Barrier Reef after a Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier broke … Continue reading