Please sign this petition to stop the environmentally destructive Marina 250 Berths at Putney Point

http://www.change.org/petitions/dr-r-reichelt-chair-gbrmpa-gbrmpa-delegate-major-projects-urgently-withdraw-stop-reassess-the-approval-permit-g13-33652-1-marina-250-berths?utm_source=supporter_message&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=petition_message_notice...

A message from Gideon Polya – Climate Change

Message From: Dr Gideon Polya Message: Dear Sir/Madam, The Australian Climate Commission has estimated that at present rates of pollution the world has only 15 years before it exceeds the remaining terminal pollution budget of 600 billion tonnes of CO2 that must not be exceeded if we are to have a 75% probability of...

Gladstone Observer – Survey to look at future of Great Barrier Reef

APN Newsdesk | 17th Jun 2013 1:00 PM AS the World Heritage Committee meets to decide whether to list the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger”, a major CSIRO study will seek the views of 5000 Australians on its future. The $2 million study will run over the next two months from Cooktown to...

The Australian – Reef becomes a sounding board for science

The Australian 18 Jun 2013, by JENNIFER FORESHEW THE rarely heard underwater sounds of the Great Barrier Reef are now being captured by a cutting-edge acoustic recorder. The JASCO Applied Sciences Autonomous Multichannel Acoustic Recorder Generation 3 (AMAR G3), which is moored at a depth off 20m at Wheeler Reef off Townsville, will record...

The Sydney Morning Herald – Reef on brink of ‘danger’ listing

Tom Arup Environment editor, The Age The Great Barrier Reef will be listed “in danger” by the United Nations unless Australia addresses key threats from industrialisation. On Tuesday a meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Cambodia passed a recommendation to consider adding the reef to the list next year if the steps aren’t...

Please donate your Reef Images

Reef Images Wanted Please donate your images of the Great Barrier Reef and its’ wildlife to our campaigns. We’d prefer to direct the funds that are so generously donated by the public to powering our campaigns. But we always need vivid, compelling images of The Great Barrier Reef, it’s wildlife and the threats they...

Is toxic run-off from mining changing reef environment?

Worried about Great Barrier Reef water pollution? Look at mining, not agriculture The Conversation – 6 February 2013, 11.13am EST The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is both a national marine park and a World Heritage Area. But next to the reef, a catchment of 400,000km2 is almost completely developed for agriculture, predominantly beef grazing...

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