GILLARD AND O’FARRELL – URANIUM FAN CLUB

In yet another sign that Australia no longer has a democracy, Ms Gillard is in India selling uranium to the Indian government for ” peaceful purposes” in spite of the fact that the overwhelming majority of Australians are totally opposed to mining uranium in this country. Nor has the issue that India has not signed the nuclear non proliferation convention been a worry for Ms Gillard.   In NSW, the O’Farrell government is also hell bent on uranium exploration in spite … More…

DUGONGS HABITAT DESTROYED BY COAL

Australia’s Minister for the Environment ( more appropriately known as the Minister against the Environment) has made known his latest insanity which will see dugong habitat destroyed by an Indian coal company in partnership with Australia’s richest woman, Gina Hancock. For every hectacre of seagrass destroyed by the port infrastructure at Abbot Point where a $10 billion joint project has been approved, the company will have to protect another 8 hectacres. What a joke ?  This area is dugong habitat, … More…

WHALES AND SEISMIC STRESS

Features Seismic stress for whales by: GRAHAM LLOYD, ENVIRONMENT EDITOR From: The Australian October 01, 2012 12:00AM Whale campaigner Sue Arnold, at Byron Bay, northern NSW, says the noise from oil exploration might prevent whales from breeding and foraging for food. Picture: Vanessa Hunter Source: The Australian WHEN shipping was stopped in Canada’s Bay of Fundy following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on New York City, few could have predicted the positive impact it would have on the struggling … More…