HUNT SAYS AUSTRALIANS ‘ SHOULD BE PROUD’ ABOUT COALITION CLIMATE CHANGE EFFORTS

Australian aboriginals vs Adani Mining: 'We reject any land-use agreement'

Hunt says Australians ‘should be proud’ of Coalition efforts on climate change   Environment minister’s approval of Carmichael coalmine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin has been labelled ‘grossly irresponsible’ by environmentalists Greg Hunt defends Carmichael mine approval, saying a rejection of … Continue reading

CARMICHAEL MINE: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS – GOVT FAVOURS

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 – SOME FACTS ON CARMICHAEL COAL MINE FROM EVOLUTION SOLAR

Australia to Build their Largest Coal Mine July 30, 2014 The Carmichael Coal and Rail Project in Queensland have been given the green light from Federal Environmental Minister, Greg Hunt. The $16.5 billion dollar project will put 60 animal species … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – DEADLY SHIP STRIKES IN THE REEF

Great Barrier Reef ‘whale zones’ proposed to reduce deadly ship strikes Conservationists urge boat speed limits as report reveals whales suffering propeller lacerations, blunt trauma and severed spines. Speed limits for ships travelling in special Great Barrier Reef “whale zones” … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – ABBOTT- FROM THE STONE AGES ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Tony Abbott seeks alliance to thwart President Obama on climate change policy Date June 10, 2014 Mark Kenny Chief political correspondent Canada and Australia ‘like family’: Abbott Tony Abbott has praised Canada’s approach to climate change, and emphasised the close … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – CHIINESE INVESTMENT TAKING OVER THE REEF

Chinese Boost Bets on Australian Tourism By Ross Kelly And Rebecca Thurlow connect Updated April 24, 2014 6:58 a.m. ET Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast of Australia. Dong Run Group Port Douglas once drew personalities from Bill Clinton to … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – GIVING THE REEF A LEGAL IDENTITY

Environmental Defenders Office of North Queensland ready to start push for Great Barrier Reef’s legal identity Kimberly Vlasic The Cairns Post February 16, 2014 4:45AM The Great Barrier Reef off Cairns. Source: AAP CONSERVATION lawyers are days from launching a … Continue reading