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So we don't lose the Great Barrier reef
Dredging is undertaken in Great Barrier Reef waters so that large coal, gas and other bulk carriers can access ports.
There are plans for mega ports along the coastline of the Great Barrier Reef.
The Reef could become a shipping superhighway, with up to 7,000 ships crisscrossing the Reef every year.
Previous governments fast tracked major port expansions and there are more in the pipeline yet to be approved.
WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today said reefs in the path of the oil spill that has washed up on beaches in North Queensland must be checked for damage and ‘rogue’ ships must be banned. Read More »
NQCC today called for more information on the recent oil spill that is polluting the GBR Marine Park and World Heritage Area to be made public. Read More »
The Australian Marine Conservation Society and the Australian environmental movement is in […] Read More »
Welcome to the new look Fight for the Reef website and thank you so much for your support for the campaign to protect the Great Barrier Reef from rapid industrialisation.
A survey conducted in May 2014 revealed that protecting the Great Barrier Reef was considered the most important environmental issue for Australians (89%) with 52% saying it was very important and 37% moderately important. Read More »