Avaaz.org and the Great Reef of Charcoal
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Avaaz.org and the Great Reef of Charcoal

Brisbane : Australia | Aug 28, 2012 at 7:27 AM PDT
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The organization Avaaz has opened a new campaign to save the 'Great Barrier of Coral' in Australia. As they say, Australia could allow, in a future not very distant that magnates of the mining build one of the coal biggest ports in the world on the Great Barrier of Coral, the port would allow that up to 20 ships they navigate, transporting the impure charcoal from Australia to China. With the construction of this port, would take place eight thousand millions of additional tons of the toxic charcoal, with this construction the survival of the humanity's extraordinary patrimony, serious setting in danger.

They are many the defenders of this Great Barrier of Coral that are pressing the Australian control and UNESCO. UNESCO has been pronounced in against, noticing that the industry of the charcoal is damaging the reef. But the most important reef now is a bank belonging to the United States. A great pressure would be very important in environmental matters in a key moment while U.S. since you is in electoral full time.

It will be difficult to make that a bank desists of an important project, this senseless plan could be come below. It is question of pressing Fred Hochberg, chairman of the bank, demanding him/her that it cuts the financing of the mine of charcoal in the Great Barrier of Coral.

There is little time, here they have the linkage for if they want to unite to the petition:

http://www.avaaz.org/es/the_great_barrier_coal_mine_global/?bNbldcb&v=17200

CATALINABELEMAR is based in Madrid, Madrid, Spain, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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