AUSTRALIA’S SHAME AS THE REEF TAKES A MASSIVE BLOW FROM CLIMATE CHANGE

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AUSTRALIA’S SHAME – THE POLITICAL BULLSHIT BEING PUSHED BY HUNT FINISHING OFF THE JOB LABOR CREATED.   The Great Barrier Reef may be dying.   Loss of coral is so dire that apparently, even scientists are weeping.   But the … Continue reading

IS AUSTRALIA MEETING UN RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REEF ?

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30 March 2015, 12.26pm AEDT Is Australia meeting the UN recommendations for the Great Barrier Reef? THE CONVERSATION The government says it has met all of the recommendations for safeguarding the Great Barrier Reef. But a close reading of the dozens … Continue reading

CARBON CRAP BY PALMER AND HUNT

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CARBON CRAP BY PALMER AND HUNT. Thanks to a pathetic deal between Clive Palmer and Greg Hunt, the Direct Action plan has passed the Senate supported by Senators Nick Zenophon and John Madigan. DIRECT ACTION is the name given to … Continue reading

PALMER PROMISES REEF PROTECTION IS A PRIORITY

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Palmer promises to protect Great Barrier Reef By Palmer United On September 11, 2014 Posted InMedia Release Media release Carl Judge, Queensland Palmer United Party leader, says the Palmer United Party will appoint a Minister for the Great Barrier Reef, … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – SERIOUSLY… P & O TO BRING CRUISE SHIPS TO GLADSTONE !!!!

P&O cruise ships set to dock in Gladstone Editorial Comment by Sue Arnold.   Make sure the tourists get taken to Curtis Island and shown pictures of the dead fish, dugongs, turtles, in shore dolphins and the massive LNG operations. Comments … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – SENATE INQUIRY ON REEF UN-DEMOCRATIC – DENIES RELEVANT PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

SENATE INQUIRY INTO THE GREAT BARRIER REEF DESERVES AN INQUIRY INTO ITS OWN PROCESS Opinion.  Sue Arnold, Editor.  l5 July, 2014 The Senate Reef Inquiry continues to degenerate into a fiasco.    With three working days away from public hearings which … Continue reading

Environmental job cuts risk a repeat of Gladstone failures

Curtis Island and Gladstone Harbour have been the subject of criticism since a bund wall leakage in 2011.

A LONG-awaited report on environmental failures at the biggest port along the Great Barrier Reef coastline and Tuesday’s federal budget may not seem connected – but if you read the report, it’s clear just how important this budget will be … Continue reading

Bad build and oversight failure at Gladstone gas hub

GRAHAM LLOYD | The Australian | May 09, 2014 12:00AM   A KEY part of the Gladstone Harbour dredging program for the $35 billion Curtis Island liquefied natural gas export hub has failed due to bad construction, inadequate monitoring and … Continue reading

UNESCO ‘doesn’t buy government spin’ on Reef

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has presented a draft decision on the world heritage status of the Great Barrier Reef. It recommends adding the reef to the World Heritage In Danger list in 2015. Environment group … Continue reading

UN warns on health of Great Barrier Reef.

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By TOM ARUP The United Nations world heritage body has expressed ‘‘concern’’ and ‘‘regret’’ about Australia’s approval of the dredging and dumping of millions of tonnes of sludge for new coal ports in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. But … Continue reading