Fossil fuel Great Barrier Reef bleaching Link Proven

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Fossil Fuel Reef Bleaching Link Confirmed   (Fossil Fuel) Data shows bleaching of corals on the Great Barrier Reef coincides with record warm ocean temperatures in the region. Graham Readfearn Where only a few weeks ago there were swathes of … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – REEF MADNESS BY JON BRODIE

Reef Madness 155 114 11 Why it’s a really, really bad idea to dump dredging spoils by the Great Barrier Reef. By Jon Brodie The Great Barrier Reef is a World Heritage Site but has been in severe decline for … Continue reading

Good environmental management is beyond politics

Regardless of their political colours, all Queenslanders want to see the state's unique environment protected, writes Andrew Picone.

Australia’s international standing on good environmental management is in tatters. Destructive populist policy is being rolled out at all levels of government at the expense of scientifically informed solutions and community driven process. While the world watches the Abbott government … Continue reading

Exploited as luxury seafood, sea cucumbers are under threat

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Called the prickly redfish (Thenenota ananas), this sea cucumber has been over-harvested through most of its geographic range from east Africa to French Polynesia. Reaching up to 80cm in length, it is one of the largest sea cucumber species and … Continue reading

Abbot Point approval misses the point

Sara Phillips ABC Environment 11 Dec 201 SOURCE: http://www.abc.net.au/environment/articles/2013/12/11/3909685.htm What point is an environmental assessment processes if it misses out one of the most pressing environmental issues? NORTH OF BOWEN, where mangoes come from, is a port at a place called … Continue reading

Campbell Newman blasts Clive Palmer over tailings as Cyclone Dylan nears

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Jamie Walker | The Australian | January 31, 2014 12:00AM QUEENSLAND Premier Campbell Newman has blasted Clive Palmer for failing to safeguard potentially toxic tailings at his north Queensland nickel refinery, as the region braced for the onslaught of tropical … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF- ABBOT POINT APPROVAL DOWNSIDES

Abbot Point approval misses the point Sara Phillips ABC Environment 11 Dec 2013 Minster Greg Hunt says the approval comes with some of the strictest conditions in Australian history. Credit: Nathalie Fernbach (file image) See also Related Story: Abbot Point coal port … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – THE BATTLE CONTINUES

Monday, 19 August 2013  – CRIKEY .COM Battle for the reef rages below the poll surface John Mikkelsen ENVIRONMENT More than 70 years after the bombs dropped in the Batttle of the Coral Sea, a new battle is being fought over … Continue reading

DUGONGS- TURTLES- COALITION PROMISES PROTECTION FROM ILLEGAL HUNTING

Coalition announces Dugong & Turtle Protection Plan August 15, 2013 The dugongs and turtles along the Great Barrier Reef will receive greater protection under a $5 million plan announced by the Coalition today. Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and … Continue reading