EVERYONE claims to be concerned about the health of the Great Barrier Reef. Last week a joint UNESCO World Heritage Centre and International Union for the Conservation of Nature report was released claiming the reef could be “in danger”. Earlier … [Read more...] about How the Prime Minister Can Save the Great Barrier Reef
Activist group GetUp! has just launched a campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef from the dredging of Gladstone Harbor. http://www.getup.org.au/campaigns/coal-seam-gas/great-barrier-reef/dredging-the-reef/take_action “Millions of cubic … [Read more...] about Dredging a Harbor Won’t Destroy the Great Barrier Reef
WE may live in the information age, but how true are many of the scientific claims we read and hear? For ten years the World Wide Fund for Nature, WWF, has been campaigning to ‘Save the Great Barrier Reef’. [1,2,3] When the WWF campaign was first … [Read more...] about Great Barrier Reef ‘Research’ – A Litany of False Claims
NICK Heath is worried about the future of the Great Barrier Reef. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and after ten years in business and consulting, moved into political and policy advice for government. He’s now the national program leader for water at … [Read more...] about Which Pesticides Should be Banned?
EARLY Wednesday morning a 8.3 magnitude earthquake caused a tsunami in the Pacific, killing at least 140 people in Samoa and Tonga. Later in the day a 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit western Sumatra in Indonesia, drowning hundreds of people and burying … [Read more...] about Early Warning of Massive Earthquates Possible: John McRobert
“CORAL atolls have proven over thousands of years that, if left alone, they can go up and down with any sea level rise. And if we follow some simple conservation practices, they can continue to do so and to support atoll residents. But they cannot … [Read more...] about The Real Threats to Coral Atolls