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An Urgent Threat to the Great Barrier Reef ACTION
Environment  (tags: great barrier reef, Australia, dredging, destruction, environment, habitat )

Nancy
- 1 day 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
- 68 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: Lend Lease: Don't Trash the Great Barrier Reef.
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, oceans, world )

Cal
- 119 days ago - action.sumofus.org
A global construction firm wants to build a massive coal port right next to Australia's Great Barrier Reef -- putting this precious international treasure at grave risk.
Australia Approves Coal Port Near Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, water, nature, animals, pollution, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 122 days ago - csmonitor.com
Environmentalists fear that approval for one of the world's largest coal ports and an associated dredging operation to create a 'shipping super-highway' will cause severe damage to Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Let the Great Barrier Reef Become a Dumping Ground - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, water, nature, politics, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans )

Cal
- 126 days ago - forcechange.com
In recent years development has seriously threatened the reef, and what's planned to be the largest coal port on Earth could just be the nail in the coffin.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Destruction of the Great Barrier Reef - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, great barrier reef petition sign, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, pollution, politics, water, world, nature, conservation, oceans, animals, wildlife )

Cal
- 144 days ago - forcechange.com
Industrialization of Australia's fragile Great Barrier Reef ecosystem is progressing at an alarming pace. The reef is an official UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is the world's largest structure made by living things. It is home to innumerable species of
TAKE ACTION NOW! Your Tax Dollars Being Spent to Destroy the Great Barrier Reef?
Environment  (tags: GREAT BARRIER REEF, Great Barrier Reef, oceans, politics, world, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 192 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
The U.S. Export-Import Bank is prepared to finance the Alpha Coal Project, which will ship coal right through the Great Barrier Reef, with your tax dollars.
TAKE ACTION NOW! An Urgent Threat to the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Great Barrier Reef, destruction, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, protection, world, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 253 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Australia's legendarily irresponsible mining industry plans to build the world's largest coal mining complex, and then build a shipping lane to that port straight through the greatest ecological treasure we have - the Great Barrier Reef!
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Destructive Naval Exercises Around the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: GREAT BARRIER REEF, Great Barrier Reef, oceans, politics, world, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 256 days ago - forcechange.com
Urge the U.S. Navy to recognize the threat training exercises pose to the reef and put a stop to them immediately.
US Jets Drop Bombs on Australia's World Heritage-Listed Great Barrier Reef in Air Emergency
Environment  (tags: GREAT BARRIER REEF, Great Barrier Reef, oceans, politics, world, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 270 days ago - globalpost.com
The AV-8B Harrier jets dropped the four bombs on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park just off the Australian coast in a training exercise gone wrong.
Research Flags Devastating Climate Change Impacts on Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: research, science, climate-change, Great Barrier Reef, oceans, protection, climate, climatechange, globalwarming, water )

Cal
- 286 days ago - abc.net.au
A new study examining the effects of climate change on the Great Barrier Reef shows corals could start dissolving into the ocean within 100 years if nothing is done.
UN May Downgrade Great Barrier Reef's Heritage Status Due to Australia's Inaction on Threats
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, destruction, ecosystems, Great Barrier Reef, environment, oceans, politics, humans, pollution, nature, habitat )

Cal
- 303 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The world heritage committee begins an 11-day conference in Cambodia this week, where the UNESCO body will review the status of various prized ecological areas.
'Death By a Thousand Cuts': Coal Boom Could Destroy Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: GREAT BARRIER REEF, Great Barrier Reef, oceans, politics, world, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 330 days ago - spiegel.de
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is rapidly losing its coral, to the point that UNESCO may soon place the natural wonder on its "in danger" list. Climate change is one culprit, but so is the country's booming extraction industry. Environmentalists warn that
AUSTRALIA: Time for All Parties to Recognise What's at Stake on the Reef
Environment  (tags: GREAT BARRIER REEF, Great Barrier Reef, oceans, politics, world, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 331 days ago - fightforthereef.org.au
The Australian Marine Conservation Society has urged all Australians to stand up and fight for the Great Barrier Reef - given the disappointing policies and actions of the countries' major parties on the issue of industrialising one of the wonders of the
 

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