GREAT BARRIER REEF BLOG

Great Barrier Reef Blog

The Great Barrier Reef Blog is intended as a forum for discussion about the promotion and protection of the Great Barrier Reef and the life it sustains. There an numerous threats to the very existence of this natural wonder and here, we attempt to identify them and appropriate strategies for countering them. Unfortunately many power brokers believe that the Reef is either a insignificant dumping ground for the Oil and Gas industries, or a resource zone at the service of such. This is unimaginable considering that the decline of the Great Barrier Reef has been well documented by marine scientist, conservationists and locals alike.

We believe that by fostering discussion, transparency and community support for the protection of the Reef, it’s possible to change the tide of destruction and provide the Reef with what it needs the most, time to recover.

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INTERNATIONAL REEF SCIENTISTS CONDEMN TURNBULL GOVERNMENT OVER REEF

  13th  International Coral Reef Symposium Honolulu, Hawaii USA June 19 – 24, 2016 June 25, 2016   To: Honorable Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister, Commonwealth Government of Australia    From: The International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS), June 19-24, 2016, Honolulu, Hawaii    The International … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – HORRIFIC BLEACHING GOVT ACTION URGENTLY NEEDED

Great Barrier Reef In Crisis: “It’s Just Terrible. Horrific.” Australia’s iconic reef has been hit by its worst ever bleaching event this year. Without urgent government action the future looks worse. Much worse. posted on Jun. 27, 2016, at 6:09 … Continue reading

REEF LIES AND MEDIA SPIN ARE RAPIDLY DESTROYING REEF’S FUTURE

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REEF LIES AND MEDIA SPIN – A SHOCKING INDICTMENT OF THE STATE OF POLITICS   Saturday’s Australian carries a front page headline.   “ Activists distorting data on Reef” quoting Russell Reichelt, Chair of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority … Continue reading

CLIMATE SCIENTIST SPITS DUMMY ON OZ GOVT CENSORSHIP ON REEF ISSUES AT UNESCO

CLIMATE SCIENTIST SPITS DUMMY ON REEF Science censorship: Great Barrier Reef scrubbed from UN climate change report BY WILL STEFFEN 27.05.2016 40SHARES SHARE ON FACEBOOK SHARE ON TWITTER MORE Today it was confirmed that Australian government officials pressured a prestigious international body to silence … Continue reading

AUSTRALIA’S ENVIRONMENT MUST BE AN ELECTION ISSUE

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  AUSTRALIA’S ENVIROMENT MUST BE AN ELECTION ISSUE.   The Australian Greens should rename the party.   For many environmental groups and in particular grass roots community organisations who are the front line for so many campaigns, there’s no argument. The … Continue reading