Reef Dumping Dredge Spoil in Marine Park

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(Reef Dumping) The Great Barrier Reef: The battle continues Once again, serious questions are being raised about the decision to allow the dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Last January, the Great Barrier Reef Marine … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – ABBOTT ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENTAL TRAIN WRECK

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 12:30 PM UTC Scientists: Australian prime minister is engineering an “environmental train wreck” Destructive policies include culling sharks, dumping near the Great Barrier Reef and so much worse Lyn Eyb, GlobalPost Topics: GlobalPost, Australia, Climate Change, … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – GBRMPA LACKS GUTS – FAILS TO IDENTIFY REAL REEF PROBLEMS

Marine Park Authority prepares for cyclone Ita Published: 11/04/2014 The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has formed an incident response team to prepare for anticipated damage to marine plants and animals by Severe Tropical Cyclone Ita. At this time, … Continue reading

Scientists Say Australia’s Tony Abbott Is Engineering An ‘Environmental Train Wreck

By Lynette Eyb | April 8, 2014 LONDON — An “environmental train wreck.” That’s what leading environmental scientists say that Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has engineered, in less than one year in office. They say the changes he’s implementing could result in … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – PALMER REFINERY A REEF RISK

CLIVE PALMER’S YABAULU REFINERY A ‘ REEF RISK’ SAYS REPORT HEDLEY THOMAS THE AUSTRALIAN FEBRUARY 12, 2014 12:00AM CLIVE Palmer’s Queensland nickel refinery poses a serious environmental threat, with nitrogen concentrations in its ponds more than 150 times the maximum … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – SLUDGE CITY

SCIENCE INSIDER Great Barrier Reef to Become Sludge Repository 3 February 2014 12:00 pm 22 Comments Richard Ling/Wikimedia CommonsIn jeopardy? Massive dredging project could harm Great Barrier Reef. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—The Australian agency tasked with managing the Great Barrier Reef has … Continue reading

Death by sludge, coal and climate change for Great Barrier Reef?

There’s a phrase environmental scientists and campaigners like to use to talk about the slow and relentless degradation and destruction of habitats and natural wonders. “Death by a thousand cuts”, they call it, as small chunks of habitat are lost … Continue reading

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority approves plan to dump Abbot Point spoil

Freya Petersen SOURCE ABC NEWS: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-31/abbot-point-spoil-dredging-approved/5227774 The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has approved a proposal to dump dredge spoil from the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion in the Marine Park area. Three million cubic metres of spoil must be … Continue reading