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Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior arrives in Cairns April 27

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior arrives in Cairns April 27

This week, six brave Greenpeace volunteers climbed onto a coal tanker just outside the Great Barrier Reef and stayed there for 28 hours. They did this because Australia’s coal exports are the nation’s greatest contribution to climate change and plans are...
Trinity Inlet Issue summary

Trinity Inlet Issue summary

Proposal to expand dredging operation in Trinity Inlet – issue summary September 2012 Update 2013 – Trinity inlet fact sheet 1 Cairns Port Authority proposes to: • Widen the existing outer channel (11.2km long) from 90m wide to 140m wide; • Increase the depth of...
The river flows to the reef

The river flows to the reef

I have lived alongside the Johnstone River for forty-two years and watched the river run red every time heavy rain falls. Lately,  I have noticed it needs less and less rainfall to cause the river to run red.                ...