Category Archive: Reef in Danger

Reef in Danger Action Group meeting – 6pm Tues 27 Nov 2012

Community action is needed to halt the continued push by the Newman government to expand port infrastructure along the Great Barrier Reef coast, including the Abbott Point and Trinity Inlet projects. Not to mention,the State Government’s ongoing support for coal and gas mining and the very real potential for uranium mining in North Queensland. Our …

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Our reef at risk from coal expansion

Protecting the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area in a time of massive mining expansion in Queensland is critically important. Cumulative impacts have never been assessed and this oversight has led to the recent assessment by GBRMPA (in their new Biodiversity Conservation Strategy) that humpback whales, inshore dolphins, sharks, rays, sawfish, sea snakes, threadfin salmon, offshore seabirds …

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