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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.
The Queensland Government appears to have a development-at-all-costs attitude to the Great Barrier Reef.
UNESCO has placed Australia on probation. The Australian and Queensland Governments must now deliver on their promises to better protect the Reef. Read More »
Today’s draft decision by the World Heritage Committee to keep the Great […] Read More »
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has said Minister Hunt would be […] 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 »