DUGONGS AND TURTLES – COALITION PROTECTION PLAN

COALITION DUGONG AND TURTLE PROTECTION PLAN ( Editor’s Note:- This plan will be compromised by any approval for Abbot Point Port development, second shipping channel at Gladstone, Townsville dredging and more destruction of the Reef) The dugongs and turtles along the Great Barrier Reef will receive greater protection under a $5 million plan. The Coalition will implement a Dugong and Turtle Protection Plan which will work to protect the majestic dugong and turtle populations of Far North Queensland and the … More…

GREENS – AN OPEN LETTER TO CHRISTINE MILNE

OPEN LETTER TO SENATOR CHRISTINE MILNE. Sue Arnold  9th September, 2013 Senator Milne, I read your comments in today’s Australian.   Apparently you blame the environmental groups for not running strong campaigns in support of your party.   And, according to the report, you also claim the anti-green backlash is a result of Labor in-fighting. Let me put you straight.   The backlash to the greens is a direct result of the failure of your campaigns – the prioritizing of economic refugees and … More…

ANIMAL JUSTICE PARTY DESERVES YOUR VOTE ON SATURDAY

MAKE HISTORY FOR ANIMALS AT THIS SATURDAY’S ELECTION  Australians for Animals STRONGLY SUPPORTS the Animal Justice Party and thanks Mark Pearson from Animal Liberation for his inspired, dedicated efforts.  You can make a difference by voting for the Animal Justice Party in the Senate and in Melbourne. GIVE ANIMALS A DESPERATELY NEEDED VOICE.   Be part of Australian history on Saturday If you think animals in this country get a raw deal and you want to do something about it, … More…

GREAT BARRIER REEF- COALITION AND LABOR KEEPING UNDERWATER NOISE IN THE CLOSET

Coalition’s Reef policy to include long term planning.   The Australian Graham Lloyd – Environment Editor – September 2, 2013 A new structure for long term planning to protect the Great Barrier Reef and increased funding to combat crown of thorns starfish will form the core of the Coalition’s reef policy to be announced today. The opposition has already outlined a series of measures under its Reef 2050 plan including $5 million to protect turtle and dugongs. But the Coalition is … More…

HUMPBACK WHALES FACING MAJOR DANGER AS ATTEMPTS MADE TO DELIST

US reviews whale endangered list Updated: 13:08, Saturday August 31, 2013 The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is launching a review of whether it should take North Pacific humpback whales off the endangered species list. NOAA Fisheries is responding to a petition filed by a group of Hawaii fishermen saying the whale should no longer be classified as endangered because its population has steadily grown since the international community banned commercial whaling nearly 50 years ago. The agency said … More…