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Conservationists on Wednesday slammed Australia's approval for an Indian firm to expand a major coal port on the Great Barrier Reef coast, warning it would hasten the natural wonder's demise. "The Great Barrier Reef is dying and (Prime Minister) Tony
It needs to be protected because it's part of a wider ecosystem": Cheryl Watson Photo: Dean Sewell Mining poses a greater threat to the health of the Great Barrier Reef than agriculture, says one marine scientist who has cast doubt on the federal
Share this article A diver plunges 4 metres to get a closer look at the underwater art. Tourism Queensland It's being billed as the world's first underwater art gallery, and you'll need an oxygen tank and snorkel mask to see it, but the new Great
Approval was also given for a new processing plant for coal seam gas on Curtis Island, which includes 1.4 million cubic metres of dredging at Port Curtis and the mouth of the Calliope River near Gladstone. A pipeline to the plant proposed by Arrow
Artist BJ Price says he hopes the Undersea Art Exhibition on Moore Reef off Cairns will inspire conservation efforts. The exhibition features six single-edition prints on aluminium on weighted easels, as well as a giant inflatable turtle sculpture. I'
Scientists are hailing the first complete 3D map of the Great Barrier Reef as a breakthrough for conserving its treasures. A German company and Australian scientists have used satellite mapping techniques to create a high-resolution map of all 344,
World's First Undersea Art Exhibition on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia Preview stunning underwater footage of the exhibition at: To raise awareness of reef health issues, abstract expressionist painter BJ Price announces the world's first
Plans to dump dredge spoils on Great Barrier Reef heritage area axed Updated November 16, 2013 13:28:29 The Federal Government has axed plans to dump dredge spoils into the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area off Gladstone in central Queensland.
Lend Lease board at the company's AGM about its plans to build a coal port in Queensland. Scientist Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign manager for the Australian Maritime Conservation Society, said Lend Lease is considering whether to
Scientists are worried the Great Barrier Reef is on the verge of being hit by the most damaging crown of thorns starfish outbreak on record. I would expect it would be 12 months before we'll see a full-on outbreak off Cairns." Scientists say the