Greg Hunt rebuked by David Attenborough

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Environment minister told to ‘watch the series’ after saying David Attenborough documentary is evidence reef is safe Enamoured by stunning footage in David Attenborough’s latest documentary series, the Australian environment minister, Greg Hunt, took it as proof that the Great … Continue reading

UNESCO Country Journalists Reef Holiday On Us!

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The Abbott Government shouting all expenses paid holiday for UNESCO country journalists. The Australian government has invited journalists from around the world on an all-expenses paid trip to the Great Barrier Reef as part of intensifying diplomatic efforts to try … Continue reading

Australia lobbying to stop Great Barrier Reef making ‘in danger’ list

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Australia has embarked on a “whole of government” diplomatic and ministerial lobbying campaign to correct “misinformation” and prevent the Great Barrier Reef from being placed on the Unesco world heritage committee’s “in danger” list, a Senate committee has been told. … Continue reading

QUEENSLAND ENVIRONMENT – LABOR PROMISES A BETTER DEAL

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 Queensland Labor vows to end taxpayer support for Carmichael mine if elected The Guardian -Joshua Robertson  Tuesday 13 January 2015 19.52 AEST  Environment spokeswoman Jackie Trad says Labor would halt ‘unprecedented’ support shown for Adani coal project by Campbell Newman’s … Continue reading

UNESCO Great Barrier Reef Listing

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UNESCO Great Barrier Reef Listing in her sights. Julie Bishop steps up lobbying to stop Great Barrier Reef being listed ‘in danger’ Australian foreign minister to use Lima climate talks to warn other nations that downgrading the reef’s world heritage … Continue reading

LNP Great Barrier Reef Abbott Govt Divisions

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(LNP Great Barrier Reef) – The Abbott Government’s in trouble, so who will take the fall? Whenever a government looks like it is about to sink a few things always happen. Whenever a government looks like it is about to … Continue reading

CARMICHAEL MINE: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS – GOVT FAVOURS

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Carmichael mine: environmental impact will be unknown for years Government backdown means Indian owners won’t be required to replace razed critically endangered habitat until two years into the project Oliver Milman theguardian.com, Tuesday 18 November 2014 08.52 AEST Jump to … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – NEWMAN’S DISHONEST CAMPAIGN

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Great Barrier Reef: Queensland lobbies Unesco behind the scenes at G20 Campbell Newman says his government is trying to combat ‘dishonest’ campaign being waged by environmentalists Share 331 Ben Doherty and Lenore Taylor theguardian.com, Saturday 15 November 2014 11.24 AEST … Continue reading