Some Relief for the Reef

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As the UNESCO mission draws to a close after investigating impacts of mining infrastructure on the Great Barrier Reef, Greenpeace, launched the beginning of a vital new campaign – to protect the Great Barrier Reef and our climate from the reckless expansion of the coal export industry, and WWF calls on Minister Burke to place a moratorium on approving new large-scale industrial developments until a comprehensive assessment of environmental impacts has been completed…

United Nations experts will be presented with a petition that has more than 100,000 signatures on it, calling for an end to dredging and development near the Great Barrier Reef off Queensland…

Group to Hand Petition to UN reef Mission

Some relief for the reef, Greenpeace
It was a huge week. And it was capped off by a crucial announcement on Sunday: Approval to build the world’s biggest coal port in the Great Barrier Reef has been delayed.

WWF Calls for Moratorium on Great Barrier Reef Development, Dredging Today

Save The Reef… from coal, Greenpeace

Economist backs Greenpeace reef campaign, ABC News Australia
Economic researcher says Greenpeace is right to be fighting the coal industry over an increase in coal mines and shipping near the Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef awaits UN verdict

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