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Sydney :: Australia | 5 months ago

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Ecologist David Paton fears fresh water inflow is harming Coorong wetlands Updated November 18, 2013 12:29:28 An ecologist says the naturally-occurring saline environment of the Coorong wetlands is being drastically changed by a release of fresh

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Sydney :: Australia | 12 months ago

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Murray-Darling Basin lakes and the Coorong lagoons in South Australia would be deemed critically endangered under a new global system to rank the conservation status of ecosystems in the same way as threatened species. In a paper published in the

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Victor Harbor :: Australia | 1 year ago

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The lifeboat from the bulk carrier Oliva floated about 8,000 kilometres from Nightingale Island to a beach at the Coorong wetlands near the mouth of the Murray in South Australia. The ship's crew of more than 20 was rescued after the maritime

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Victoria :: Seychelles | almost 2 years ago

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Story continues below Victoria's push will likely anger the South Australian government and environmentalists, who say a minimum 4000 billion litres need to be returned to the river to fully protect the environment. Farming groups oppose the

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Murray Bridge :: Australia | 2 years ago

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The Department for Water predicts a March record of 1800 billion litres of water will have entered the system by tomorrow. That greatly exceeds the long-term average of 220 billion litres and is nearly double the 1000 billion litres received in March

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Sydney :: Australia | over 2 years ago

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University of Adelaide Associate Professor David Paton, an expert on the Coorong, warns the renowned wetlands are suffering "ecocide", with waterbird numbers the lowest on record and aquatic plants disappearing. Dr Paton says South Australians must

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Sydney :: Australia | almost 3 years ago

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The funding includes $9 million for removal of regulators in the Goolwa Channel and $46 million to reduce salinity in the Coorong's South Lagoon. Federal Water Minister Tony Burke says efforts are needed to maximise the benefits for the area from

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Sydney :: Australia | over 3 years ago

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Charles Sturt University valued the Coorong and other parts of the Murray-Darling Basin based on their recreational use, wildlife and native vegetation. It suggests improving the Coorong's condition from poor to good health would take its value to $7.

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Melbourne :: Australia | over 3 years ago

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The Congolli has not been able to breed for four years because record low water levels disconnected the lakes from the Coorong lagoon system, South Australia's Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Paul Caica says. Adult male and female

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Canberra :: Australia | over 3 years ago

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A war of words has broken out between farmers over proposals to cut water allocations in the Murray-Darling Basin, with some upstream irrigators being accused of hysteria. Many irrigators are up in arms that they could be facing cuts of 27 to 37 per

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