Crown of Thorns Starfish Plague Could be Countered by Robots

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Crown of Thorns Starfish Plague If the Federal and Queensland Governments were serious about protecting the Great Barrier Reef, not only would they be tangibly removing threats such as climate change, mining developments and agricultural run off, but they also … Continue reading

SHINING A LIGHT ON WORLD OPINION RE THE REEF – JON DAY

SHINING A LIGHT ON WORLD OPINION The World Heritage Committee’s deliberations involved far more than a simple tick for the Great Barrier Reef. Jon Day, The Conversation Author Jon C. Day Jon C. Day is a Friend of The Conversation. … 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

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

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

AUSTRALIA COMES LAST IN GREEN LEADERSHIP

Australia Comes Last in Green Leadership Published: 13 November 2014  Mark Howe A new study on the green economics of countries around the globe indicates that Australia is lagging badly behind the rest of its international peers, ranking at the … Continue reading

AUSTRALIA’S COAL OUTPUT HITS RECORD HIGHS

Australia’s coal output keeps pressing on. By Reuters Published: 18:14 AEST, 10 October 2014 | Updated: 18:14 AEST, 10 October 201 By James Regan SYDNEY, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Australian coal output is hitting record highs and producers are pressing … Continue reading