Great Barrier Reef report card gets an F

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Saturday, September 26, 2015 By Margaret Gleeson, Brisbane Great Barrier Reef Report Card The Queensland government’s Reef Water Quality Protection Plan released its Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2014 on September 21. It states, “Results show the need to accelerate … Continue reading

WORLD HERITAGE RECOMMENDATION ON REEF STATUS DUE MAY 29

 WORLD HERITAGE RECOMMENDATION ON REEF STATUS OUT ON MAY 29 On May 29, the World Heritage Secretariat will release its State of Conservation advice on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, along with a recommendation whether or not to … Continue reading

Activist videos take on environmental track record of Adani mining company

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Adani Track Record Exposed – Watch Video Post by GetUp! The sun goes down over coal stacks that tower about the coastline in Mundra in India’s west. The camera shows degraded farm land and kilometres of barren, dry coastline where … 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

REEF PLAN OVER DREDGE DUMPING IS A DISASTER

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REEF PLAN OVER DREDGE DUMPING IS A DISASTER 13:03 13 November 2014 by Michael Slezak, Sydney This could muddy the waters. Australia has announced it will not allow the dumping of dredged up material inside the Great Barrier Reef Marine … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF MASSIVE PROBLEMS- BRILLIANT CONVERSATION ARTICLE

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THE GREAT BARRIER REEF IS IN TROUBLE – BRILLIANT ARTICLE FROM THE CONVERSATION The Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, and a draft government plan to ensure its survival does not go far enough. A number of submissions including those … Continue reading

THE REEF – CENSORSHIP OF ACADEMY OF SCIENCE REPORT

THE REEF- CENSORSHIP OF ACADEMY OF SCIENCE REPORT BY THE AUSTRALIAN Chris Mitchell, Editor in Chief, The Australian, GPO Box 4245, Sydney 2001 Dear Chris, It is astonishing to see that the Australian failed to report on the press release … Continue reading

NEWMAN AND REEF DREDGE SPOIL EPIPHANY

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Qld govt wants spoil dumped on shore AAP September 04, 2014 6:26PM QUEENSLAND Premier Campbell Newman wants all dredged spoil from port developments dumped onshore in future. HE says it’s his government’s “strong belief” dredge material should be reused onshore … Continue reading