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Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project Presentation

Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project 7pm, Thursday August 7th Cominos House, 27 Greenslopes St, North Cairns Help power the revolution for climate action! The urgency of addressing climate change has not reduced as the coal mining corporations and conservative politicians would have us believe. Join us for a presentation by Wayne Branden on the impacts, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/07/31/al-gores-climate-reality-project-presentation/

How much do you know about the dredging proposal for Cairns Port? – Short video to share

The CAFNEC Marine Response Team volunteers have produced a new short video highlighting the need for more community education regarding the proposed dredging of Cairns Port. How much do you know about the proposal to dredge over 5 million cubic meteres of potentially toxic mud from Cairns Port in Trinity Inlet? Find out more at: http://cafnec.org.au/what-we-do/marine-conservation/trinity-inlet/ and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/06/05/much-know-dredging-proposal-cairns-port-short-video-share/

This Sunday! Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet. Cairns community gathering and march.

Dredging proposals threaten our future: Community gathering and march. When: Sunday April 6th 11:30 for 12 Noon Where: Esplanade Lagoon, Western Events Area, Cairns, Queensland. What: Live Music, Speakers, March through town. Dress in blue, bring signs and banners, family friendly, fun, all welcome. Speakers will include veteran environmentalist Bob Irwin. Want to volunteer to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/03/29/save-reef-protect-inlet-community-gathering-march/

Bob Irwin confirmed for Cairns Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet community rally

Bob Irwin confirmed for Cairns Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet community rally event. Bob Irwin, veteran environmental warrior and father of the late Steve Irwin, has been confirmed as a key speaker at the upcoming major community event at Cairns Lagoon on April 6th. Bob Irwin said: “The Reef is one of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/03/27/bob-irwin-confirmed-cairns-save-reef-protect-inlet-community-rally/

Petition: Save Our Reef – Protect Our Inlet – Community say no to Cairns Port Dredging Proposal

Petition: Community say no to Cairns Port Dredging Proposal Ports North, is proposing to undertake a major dredging operation in Trinity Inlet, however there are serious environmental risks and major community concerns with the proposal. Given the sensitive Inlet environment, the proximity of the Inlet to Great Barrier Reef, and its value to the tourism …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/02/25/petition-save-reef-protect-inlet-community-say-cairns-port-dredging-proposal/

Port Douglas reef rally – rise up for the reef!

Rise Up For the Reef!   The Port Douglas and surrounding community will come together to raise awareness and demonstrate community opposition to dredging proposals along the Great Barrier Reef coast, with a particular focus on the Cairns Port dredging proposal. This will be an important event and will build momentum for the even larger …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/02/13/port-douglas-reef-rally-rise-reef/

What is the future of the Great Barrier Reef – community survey

What is the Future of The Great Barrier Reef? Far-North Queensland Community Survey We have launched our new survey designed to assess your opinions regarding the current and future environmental health of the Great Barrier Reef. We plan to use the results to identify community and business priorities, and help facilitate action to protect our world heritage icon. 1st Prize: Two nights accommodation …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/01/10/what-is-the-future-of-the-great-barrier-reef-community-survey/

Send a letter – Reject Dredge Spoil Dumping Permit for Abbot Point expansion project

Send a letter – Reject Dredge Spoil Dumping Permit for Abbot Point expansion project The dumping of dredge spoil anywhere along the coast adjoining the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (GBRMP) is something that should concern everyone on the planet. This proposal is just one of many dredging proposals along the Great Barrier Reef coastline …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/01/06/send-letter-reject-dredge-spoil-dumping-permit-abbot-point-expansion-project/

Take action for our flying-foxes

Council and the Novotel resort are planning to disperse the spectacled flying-fox colony from the Cairns CBD. The spectacled flying-fox helps to keep the rainforest healthy by pollinating flowers and dispersing seeds. Please help us protect them.

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2013/11/11/its-crunch-time-for-our-flying-foxes-please-help/

Marine Response Team Meeting #3

Marine Response Team meeting. Let’s make this the biggest one yet! We have started to build some real momentum in the team to date – this meeting will be about getting as many of us together as possible, consolidating our work so far and planning for the upcoming ‘silly season’. We will be briefing, reporting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2013/11/11/marine-response-team-meeting-3/

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