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Former Great Barrier Reef Authority Director Slams Current Management - Via Northern Star Australia
Environment  (tags: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Site, Marine Environment, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Species, Coral, Aquatic Animals, Suffering, Extinction, Sustainability, Ethics )

Victoria
- 1 day ago - northernstar.com.au
A former Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority director, Jon Day, has claimed Australian authorities are failing to protect one of the world's greatest natural wonders, by planning to dredge and dump 'sea spoil' at Abbot Point, Coral Sea, Australia.
OP-ED: Australian World Heritage: Keeping the Outstanding Exceptional
Environment  (tags: world, ecosystems, conservation, Australia, Great Barrier Reef, environment, politics, nature, protection )

Cal
- 12 days ago - abc.net.au
What does it mean to care for natural World Heritage in 2014 and beyond?
Environment Be Damned, a Gamble Will Decide Future of Giant Australian Coal Mines
Environment  (tags: GratBarrierReef, stupidity, govenrement, energy, Australia, ecosystems, environment, destruction, endangered, healthconditions, protection, pollution, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 19 days ago - vice.com
The Carmichael Coal Project will cover over 200 square kilometres, cost $16.5 billion, excavate six open cut mines and five underground ones, and drain an average of 10 billion litres of water from the Galilee Basin annually over 60 years of operation
Scientists Blast Australian Government's Moves to Dismantle Environmental Protections
Environment  (tags: government, environment, destruction, Australia, policies, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, conservation, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 29 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A prominent group of conservation scientists condemned the Australian government's recent moves to eliminate protections for native ecosystems, cut research funding, backtrack on commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and step up persecution of
AUSTRALIA: Coal Terminals, Dredging Putting Great Barrier Reef at Risk, Senate Inquiry Told
Environment  (tags: world, Australia, pollution, protection, mining interests, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy )

Cal
- 29 days ago - abc.net.au
The fast-tracking of coal terminals and dredging along Queensland's coast was endangering the health of vital marine ecosystems, a conservation group has told a Senate inquiry.
The Nuclear War Against Australia's Aboriginal People
Environment  (tags: radia-active, ecosystems, destruction, aborigines, nuclear industry, Australia, indigenous rights, environment, pollution, healthconditions, world )

Cal
- 36 days ago - theecologist.org
Australia's nuclear industry has a shameful history of 'radioactive racism' that dates from the British bomb tests in the 1950s,
YOUNESCO: Vote for the Reef : UNESCO World Heritage Committee June 2014 - With Video PLEASE VOTE
Environment  (tags: UNESCO, vote, World Heritage Committee, Australia, Great Barrier Reef, dredge spoil, coal ports, WWF, Vote for the Reef )

Evelyn
- 74 days ago - younesco.org
This June Unesco's world heritage committee will vote on the future of the reef. for the first time ever, you get a vote too.. 100000000 tonnes of dredge spoil dumped in world heritage waters. 4 new mega ports, including one of the biggest coal ports etc
Jane Goodall Asks Politicians: Do You Really Not Care About the Future of Your Great-Grandchildren?
Environment  (tags: Jane Goodall, climate-change, world, acitvism, Australia, ecosystems, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, protection, pollution, globalwarming )

Cal
- 79 days ago - smh.com.au
One of the most eminent conservationists in the world has condemned Australia for its lack of response to climate change and said the country ''needs a wake-up call''.
TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: PROTECT THE GREAT BARRIER REEF--STOP THE CARMICHAEL MINE!
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, protection, Australia, mining companies, greed, greedy energy companies, world, protection, oceans, pollution, environment, destruction, conservation, politics, ecosystems )

Cal
- 89 days ago - greenpeace.org.au
Queensland's 'in-the-coal-business' Government is allowing one of the most reckless companies in the world, Adani, to create a monstrous new mine in the Galilee Basin.Environment Minister Hunt has the final say, and he could announce his decision at any m
AUSTRALIA: 'Green-Type' Mining Protesters a Saviour for Farmers
Environment  (tags: activism, Australia, mining protets, deforestation, politics, ecosystems, environment, destruction, world, wildlife, politics, nature, humans )

Cal
- 91 days ago - abc.net.au
The NSW Minerals Council says the impact that these illegal actions have on workers is of concern.
Video of Forest Defense Activist Explaining Actions Taken to Defend the Tasmanian Rainforest
Environment  (tags: Tasmania, Tasmanian Rainforest, Earth First, Tree Sit, ecosystems, Australia, Australian government )

Betsy
- 92 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Watch Burning Hearts Media video produced by Earth First. In this video forest defense activist, Miranda Gibson, explains her year plus tree sit and many forest protection taken actions by others to save the "Tassie".
TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: Don't Jail Climate Activists Just for Speaking Out!
Environment  (tags: world, protection, CIVIL RIGHTS, right to dissent, activists, law, Australia, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, pollution, wildlife, government )

Cal
- 96 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
The Minerals Council of Australia is trying to outlaw coal boycotts and criminalize speaking out for the climate. Think about that: Ask a retirement fund or university not to include coal stocks in their investment portfolio, and go to jail!
An Urgent Threat to the Great Barrier Reef ACTION
Environment  (tags: great barrier reef, Australia, dredging, destruction, environment, habitat )

Nancy
- 125 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Australian government is turning its back on the Reef, and decided to open the door to dredging and dumping in the Marine Protected area.
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
- 192 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
- 267 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.
 

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