Fight for the Reef
Fight for the Reef
Fight for the Reef

Join the Global Twitterstorm to #FightfortheReef – June 17

The World Heritage Committee is meeting in Cambodia from 16-25 June and will make some big decisions about the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

Join our 24-hour Global Twitter Storm on 17 June and show Australia’s political leaders – and the World Heritage Committee – that you want the Great Barrier Reef protected!

The Reef belongs to all of us. We need you to tweet your concern about the impact mega ports and shipping superhighways will have on the Great Barrier Reef.

This is the perfect opportunity to get the attention of decision-makers at the highest level – let’s make it count.

How to participate

  • Tweet #FightfortheReef on 17 June – use one of the below or come up with your own
  • Share the images below on Twitter or Facebook
  • Spread the word – tell your friends, family and networks to tweet for the Reef

Suggested tweets for 17 June

150 leading scientists warned this month industrialisation is ruining the Great Barrier Reef. UNESCO’s watching. So am I #FightfortheReef

The Great Barrier Reef’s at risk from massive & rapid industrial development. Prime Minister @JuliaGillard #takeaction #FightfortheReef

Turtles & dugongs among species at risk frm industrialisation of Great Barrier Reef. @Tony_Burke pls rein in development #FightfortheReef

The future of the Great Barrier Reef’s on the agenda this wk at the UN World Heritage meeting in Cambodia. Pls RT #FightfortheReef

WARNING: More ports, dredging, dumping & shipping could cost the world the magnificent Great Barrier Reef. Tweet today #FightfortheReef

.@TonyAbbottMHR the World Heritage Committee’s deeply concerned abt the Great Barrier Reef. Will you save this treasure? #FightfortheReef

The GB Reef’s is listed under all 4 natural World Heritage criteria. @GregHuntMP will you ensure this remains the case? #FightfortheReef

Images and other resources

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Spread the word

Ask your friends and family on Facebook to join the Global Twitter Storm.