Category Archive: World Heritage

Pressure building to stop Cairns dredge dumping

ALP no Dredge Spoil Dumping in World Heritage Area announcement welcomed. Media Release 10/11/2014 CAFNEC has today welcomed the announcement that Federal Labor will formally ban the dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area if it is elected in 2016. CAFNEC Marine Programs Coordinator and Marine Biologist Josh Coates said: …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/11/10/pressure-building-stop-cairns-dredge-dumping/

Novotel Oasis applies to cut down Spectacled Flying Fox roost trees!

Novotel Oasis Resort has submitted a referral under the EPBC Act 1999, of the proposed action to remove 11 trees on and adjacent to the site. Claims in the referral include that the action will not result in a significant impact because spectacled flying foxes (SFF) are only in two of the trees; numbers of individuals are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2014/08/22/novotel-oasis-applies-remove-cut-spectacled-flying-fox-roost-trees/

I Love Cape York Peninsula

By Andrew Picone Northern Australia Program Officer, Australian Conservation Foundation   We all have places we love and I love the Cape. This huge north-jutting peninsula, once a land bridge to New Guinea, has many unique and wonderful attributes that make it a place like no other. My own journey with the region began in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cafnec.org.au/2013/03/20/i-love-cape-york-peninsula/

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