GLADSTONE DISASTER CONTINUES

FINANCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER Media Release “Paying costs is like a kick in the guts”  Gladstone fisherman have their face rubbed in the toxic mud. The decision to make fishermen pay costs for a legal case, in which the industry … Continue reading

GLADSTONE FISHERS SUFFER HUGE SETBACK

  Gladstone commercial fishers and their dependent industries suffered a massive setback today in  Brisbane’s Planning and Environment Court. Fishers are seeking $20 million as compensation for the loss of their industry which is their livelihood, way of life and … Continue reading

HUMPBACK WHALES STARVING ?

  Whales starving, according to film maker By John Mikkelsen An underwater film maker believes he has the answer to what is causing an increasing number of whale deaths, including two in Keppel Bay recently. In the past couple of … Continue reading

GILLARD GOVERNMENT – ENVIRONMENTAL VANDALS

GILLARD, BURKE KILLING OFF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF. Any aware Australian ( and I have to ask whether this is another endangered species) will be deeply concerned about the state of our nation. To witness the immense and unparallelled destruction … Continue reading

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PUTS ANOTHER NAIL IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF COFFIN

Federal approval for controversial Queensland coal mine Stephanie Smail reported this story on Thursday, August 23, 2012 18:46:00 Listen to MP3 of this story ( minutes) Alternate WMA version | MP3 download MARK COLVIN: The Federal Government has approved a … Continue reading

GLADSTONE TOXIC BLOOM ?

QUEENSLAND TELEGRAPH – Saturday 18th August, 2012 TOXIC ALGAE – FISHERS NEED A BREAK By John Mikkelsen A Gladstone district fisherman is wondering if his luck will change after a brush with a dangerous toxic algae that saw two members … Continue reading

GRMPA CHIEF SPEAKS OUT ON DREDGING

Dredging ‘a risk to water quality’ 09 August, Cairns Post DREDGING in the Great Barrier Reef poses a risk to water quality, which can jeopardise coral regeneration, says a marine park authority. Dredging or sea excavation can lead to loss … Continue reading

MARINE PARKS PROPOSAL SHUTS OZ FISHERS OUT

Fishers and seafood lovers urged to Rally Sunday 19 August Brisbane ‘Voice Your Choice and check out the facts at somethingsmellsfishy.com.au’ . One very passionate seafood industry proponent, Kristina George, is organising a ‘Voice Your Choice’ rally against Marine Park … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF LEGAL CHALLENGE FROM US GROUPS

For Immediate Release, August 2, 2012 Lawsuit Launched Against Multi-billion-dollar U.S. Subsidy of Fossil Fuel Projects in Australia‘s Great Barrier Reef Facilities Would Threaten Sea Turtles, Other Endangered Species Contact: Sarah Uhlemann, Center for Biological Diversity, (206) 327-2344 Doug Norlen, … Continue reading