Australia lobbying to stop Great Barrier Reef making ‘in danger’ list

Australia has embarked on a “whole of government” diplomatic and ministerial lobbying campaign to correct “misinformation” and prevent the Great Barrier Reef from being placed on the Unesco world heritage committee’s “in danger” list, a Senate committee has been told. … Continue reading

US tax dollars must not finance $1bn Great Barrier Reef destruction!

red fish on the great barrier reef

US tax dollars must not finance $1bn Great Barrier Reef destruction! The Ecologist 20th February 2015 Tweet A powerful call has gone out the the US Export-Import Bank not to finance a massive coal mine, railway, port terminal and dredged … Continue reading

QLD Labor appoints ‘Great Barrier Reef Minister’

The newly sworn-in Queensland Labor government has named Steven Miles – the ‘local dad’ ALP candidate for Mount Coot-Tha – as the state’s first Minister for the Great Barrier Reef. The new role in the Queensland cabinet marks a distinct … Continue reading

FOREIGN INVESTORS NOT HAPPY ABOUT AUSTRALIA’S CARBON EMISSIONS.

Foreign investors not happy about Australia’s approach to carbon emissions. Date February 13, 2015 Clancy Yeates  SYDNEY MORNING HERALD Banking reporter   Overseas investors are concerned about Australia’s approach to carbon emissions and corporate social responsibility. Photo: Paul Jones Australia’s … Continue reading