Adani Great Barrier Reef development bad for reef

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Adani Great Barrier Reef The Port of Abbot Point in northeast Australia will be one of the biggest coal terminals in the world when its expansion is complete. The sprawling 15-square-mile industrial site will cost $14.4 billion to develop and ultimately … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – TOURISM OPERATORS SPEAK UP FOR THE REEF

Tourism operators front reef inquiry Sharon Smallwood | 24th Jul 2014 7:55 PM REPRESENTING THE REGION: Al Grundy, Jan Claxton and Tony Brown represented the Whitsunday marine tourism industry at Tuesday’s Senate Inquiry in Mackay. Photo by Ash Hogan. “IF … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – DREDGING EXPOSES CORAL REEFS TO FATAL DISEASE

Environment Great Barrier Reef Coral reefs face heightened risk of fatal disease from dredging, says research Study finds sediment exposure can double risk of disease, raising questions over Abbot Point expansion impact on Great Barrier Reef Oliver Milman theguardian.com, Thursday … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – ABBOT POINT DREDGING IMPACT COULD COST $1BN

Great Barrier Reef impact from dredging could cost ‘as much as $1bn’ FOI documents reveal a wide disparity between cost estimates from developer and marine park authority Oliver Milman theguardian.com, Friday 11 July 2014 16.50 AEST Jump to comments (47) … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – DUDGEON POINT COAL TERMINAL SHELVED

Queensland shelves Barrier Reef coal port ©Bloomberg The Great Barrier Reef The construction of a A$10bn (US$9.4bn) coal port near the Great Barrier Reef in the Australian state of Queensland was shelved on Friday because of a collapse in global coal … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – MORE ABBOT POINT SCANDAL

NQBP Gets OK for Reef Dredging and Dumping (Australia) The Queensland government owned North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) recently received approval for dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Up to 3 million cubic metres … 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

GREAT BARRIER REEF – ABBOT POINT DUMP PERMIT MUST BE REFUSED- JON BRODIE

News Abbot Pt dump permit needs to be refused: scientist DANIEL BATEMAN Townsville Bulletin January 17, 2014 8:04AM INDEPENDENT scientists must be employed to monitor Abbot Point’s environmental impact or the development’s dredge spoil dumping permit needs to be knocked … Continue reading