GREAT BARRIER REEF- COAL INDUSTRY’S LATEST PLAN TO DAMAGE THE REEF

Mining industry rejects claims ship-to-ship coal is unsafe Stephanie Smail reported this story on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 08:27:00 Listen to MP3 of this story ( minutes) | MP3 download CHRIS UHLMANN: The mining industry has hit back at criticism … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – SOME FACTS ON CARMICHAEL COAL MINE FROM EVOLUTION SOLAR

Australia to Build their Largest Coal Mine July 30, 2014 The Carmichael Coal and Rail Project in Queensland have been given the green light from Federal Environmental Minister, Greg Hunt. The $16.5 billion dollar project will put 60 animal species … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – GREG HUNT SHOULD RESIGN

Greg Hunt clashes with environment groups over Carmichael mine approval Minister says claims project will hurt water supply, cause emissions to spike and damage reef are politically motivated Greg Hunt: At capacity, the mine will remove 60m tonnes of coal … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – UNESCO OBJECTS TO PLAN TO LOAD COAL SHIPS IN MIDDLE OF REEF

Plan to load coal ships at sea in middle of Great Barrier Reef risks damage to reef, says UNESCO By the National Reporting Team’s Mark Willacy July 29, 2014, 5:28 pm ABC There are fears plans to let coal ships … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – CAN AUSTRALIA AFFORD SUCH A DELINQUENT ENVIRONMENT MINISTER AS HUNT ?

Greg Hunt says green-lighted Galilee Basin coal mine won’t have big impact on Great Barrier Reef By political reporter Karen Barlow and Stephanie Smail Posted 40 minutes ago Photo: Environmental groups are concerned the Carmichael Coal and Rail Project could … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – GETUP VIDEO PULLED BY YOUTUBE ?

  GetUp! fears ‘dirty tricks’ after YouTube pulls video Date July 28, 2014 – 3:52PM Peter Hannam Environment Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald GetUp! video critical of Barrier Reef coal terminal taken down GetUp! says this video about energy group … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – HUNT GIVES GO-AHEAD TO GALILLEE COAL MINE

July 28, 2014 – 3:31PM 117 reading now Peter Hannam Environment Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald Adani has big plans for Galiliee coal. Photo: Glenn Hunt ‘Dirty tricks’ claim as YouTube pulls GetUp! video Australia bets big on coal as … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – SENATE INQUIRY NEWS

  THE SKINNY ON SENATE INQUIRY FROM A CONSERVATION PERSPECTIVE Last Wednesday I flew to Townsville to give evidence before the Reef Inquiry.  It had been a real battle to be invited to give evidence, the process seems highly discriminatory. … Continue reading