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Monsanto's Roundup Weed Killer Threatens Coral Reefs, Persists In Seawater - Via Green Med Info
Environment  (tags: Science Research, Environment, Great Barrier Reef, Ocean Pollution, Aquatic Animals, Monsanto, Roundup herbicide, Glyphosate, Habitat Destruction, Australia )

Victoria
- 73 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
In the new study titled, "Glyphosate persistence in seawater," Australian marine researchers found that toxic Roundup pesticide 'runoff' plumes end up in seawater up to 50km from shore harming the Great Barrier reef in multiple ways.
AUSTRALIA: Fracking Ban Extended in Victoria Until 2015
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, australia, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, wildlife, humans, healthconditions, pollution )

Cal
- 148 days ago - abc.net.au
A Victorian taskforce has recommended the lifting of the ban on the coal seam gas extraction method known as fracking.
New Australian Prime Ministers' Anti-Environmental Agenda
Environment  (tags: corals, coal mining, Australia, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, nature, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, animals, Sustainabililty, politics, humans, green, politics, world )

Cal
- 212 days ago - theecologist.org
Australian environmentalists' declare new Prime Minister, Tony Abbotts' green agenda as 'anti-environmental', designed only to profit the mining industry at the cost of climate change solutions
Analysis: The Battle for Tasmania's Tarkine Wilderness
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, destruction, energy, mining, Australia, Tarkine, humans, conservation, ecosystems, forests, politics, world, trees )

Cal
- 258 days ago - abc.net.au
A war is being waged in the north west of Tasmania. It is being fought by billion dollar global companies, local residents, environmental activists and state and federal political figures. And it's all about mining.
Say Thanks And Protect Them Forever! ACTON
Environment  (tags: Australia, marine santuaries, marine parks, Mark Butler, ecosystems, conservation, environment, wildlife )

Nancy
- 293 days ago - protectitforever.org
Australia has created the world's largest network of marine parks. History in the making!Over the last decade parliamentarians from across the board have helped build this protection, but the tide can turn quickly in Canberra. Laws can be changed.
The War on Terra   video
Environment  (tags: War on Terra, Robert Foster, civilisation, Australia, Canada )

Dandelion
- 340 days ago - youtube.com
It's 2013 and the world did not end by meteorite or by Mayan calendar. But fear not: we might just be able to get the job done ourselves. Join Robert Foster as he sets out to discover where Civilisation(TM) is making the fastest progress towards annihilation
ACTIVISM: "We Will Save the Reef": Great Barrier Reef at Risk From Fossil Fuel Extraction.
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, politics, pollution, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, protection, wildlife, animals, activists, oceans )

Cal
- 365 days ago - theecologist.org
Australia's environmental groups are pooling together to take on the mining industry. The Great Barrier Reef is under threat from plans to build nine new coal mines and terminals...
Rubber Stamping the Destruction of the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, politics, pollution, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, protection, wildlife, animals, oceans )

Cal
- 370 days ago - theecologist.org
That an environment minister has approved plans for one of the largest coal ports in the world to be located at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef would be comical if it weren't so obscene.
Rooftop Solar Could Power All Australia Homes (& More) Read More at Http://Cleantechnica.Com/2013/ 03/29/Rooftop-Solar-Could-Powe
Environment  (tags: solar, renewable, energy, australia, homes )

Alice
- 389 days ago - cleantechnica.com
What would happen if every Australian household installed solar PV on their rooftops?
Coal And Coral: Australia's Self-Destructive Paradox
Environment  (tags: corals, coal mining, Australia, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, nature, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, animals, Sustainabililty, politics, humans, green )

Cal
- 395 days ago - npr.org
PR Science Correspondent Richard Harris traveled to Australia's Great Barrier Reef to find out how the coral reefs are coping with increased water temperature and increasing ocean acidity, brought about by our burning of fossil fuels
Forests Under Fire: Australia's Imperiled South West
Environment  (tags: climate-change, world, Australia, fire danger, destruction, environment, ecosystems, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, green )

Cal
- 413 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Unfortunately, this unique habitat is being increasingly fragmented and its inhabitants threatened by a number of forces, including climate change, dieback, fires and logging. And, on the eve of the Western Australia's state elections, the future of the
Indigenous Knowledge Reveals Widespread Mammal Decline in Northern Australia
Environment  (tags: Aborigines, Australia, mammals, decline, indigenous knowledgs, sience, reserch, tree-rat, extinction )

Angelika
- 431 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Over the course of four years, a team of elite Australian researchers journeyed through the remote landscapes of Northern Australia to tap a vanishing resource: the wealth of knowledge carried by the indigenous inhabitants.
Wildfires Rage Across Australia Amid Searing Heat
Environment  (tags: world, Australia, climate-change, environment, fires, globalwarming, destruction, wildlife, weather, humans, animals )

Carrie
- 469 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Firefighters battled scores of wildfires raging across southeastern Australia on Tuesday as authorities evacuated national parks and warned that blistering temperatures and high winds had led to "catastrophic" conditions in some areas.
PETITION - Please Urge the Australian Government to Work With Traditional Owners to Protect Cape York Peninsula's World Heritage
Environment  (tags: australia, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife, world )

John
- 580 days ago - secure.wilderness.org.au
This is a once in a generation opportunity. Cape York needs strong political leadership from the Federal and Queensland governments. - Sign the petition.
AUSTRALIA: Sea Shepherd, Bob Brown Boost Campaign to Save the Kimberley
Environment  (tags: Australia, activism, protests, environment, destruction, energy, nature, humans, pollution, politics, ecosystems, world, green, oceans )

Cal
- 618 days ago - greenleft.org.au
The Sea Shepherd boat the Steve Irwin docked in Broome on August 6 to join community protests against the $30 billion gas hub proposed for James Price Point, in Western Australia's Kimberley region.
 

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