Liverpool Plains

Shenhua coal Liverpool Plains, corporate welfare and saving Barnaby’s bacon

Liverpool Plains Coal Mine May Not Fly Saturday, April 2, 2016 By Pip Hinman Opponents of Shenhua-Watermark’s mega coalmine in the Liverpool Plains in north-western NSW have been given a boost by the Chinese government-owned company’s annual report released on March 24, which hinted it may not proceed. Shenhua said: “Global demand for coal...

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

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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...

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