AUSTRALIAN HUMPBACK – DOWNGRADING WILL BE A GREEN LIGHT FOR MINING/SHIPPING

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Australian humpback whale comeback a ‘symbol of hope’ Australia’s humpback populations have recovered so well from years of devastating whaling that they could be delisted as a threatened species in a conservation success story scientists Tuesday hailed as “a symbol … Continue reading

BIODIVERSITY OFFSETS – ANOTHER ABBOTT GOVT CON

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Biodiversity offsets may allow governments to double dip Thursday, 23 July 2015 Anna Salleh ABC (Source: claudiodoenitzperez/iStockphoto) Compensation paid by developers who damage biodiversity may do more harm than good if it is misused by governments, say researchers. The team, … Continue reading

SHINING A LIGHT ON WORLD OPINION RE THE REEF – JON DAY

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SHINING A LIGHT ON WORLD OPINION The World Heritage Committee’s deliberations involved far more than a simple tick for the Great Barrier Reef. Jon Day, The Conversation Author Jon C. Day Jon C. Day is a Friend of The Conversation. … Continue reading

GREG HUNT EXPOSED AS A MAN OF STRAW OVER LIVERPOOL PLAINS

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GREG HUNT EXPOSED AS A MAN OF STRAW. The Emperor has no clothes.   Imagine giving approval to Communist China to allow a massive coal mine in one of Australia’s agricultural icons, the Liverpool Plains.    That’s exactly what Greg Hunt, Minister … Continue reading