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Shell's Arctic Albatross

Feature Story | 31 January, 2014 at 12:04

A little over ten years ago, Shell decided to invest in a lucrative new project - drilling in the melting Arctic ocean off the Alaskan coast. Now, the picture looks rather different.

Abbot Point Dredging – Who’s really to blame?

Feature Story | 30 January, 2014 at 3:00

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s approval for dumping of dredge spoil at Abbot Point is a blow for the Reef, but the campaign doesn’t end here! Conditions on the approval mean dredging is unlikely to start until 2015, giving us time...

3 scientific ways to help prevent shark attacks. No shotgun required.

Blog entry by Tom Ganderton | 29 January, 2014

We’re shocked and saddened to hear that the first shark was killed on Australia Day under Western Australia’s brutal catch-and-kill policy. This image was tweeted by The West Australian on Sunday 26 January. It shows a three metre long, female...

Blockade swells to over 100 at Australia’s largest new coal mine

Blog entry by Julie Macken | 28 January, 2014

This morning, the blockade to stop the Maules Creek coal mine and protect Leard State Forest has swelled to over 100 people. We have closed down Whitehaven’s access to the site, and construction work inside. People in their 20s, 30s, 50s, 60s and...

Save sharks

Video | 28 January, 2014 at 9:58

Sharks get a bad rap for being ‘dangerous predators’ that need to be controlled. That might be true in Hollywood, but in the real world humans are way more deadly for sharks. When you think about it, the kid that made this video actually makes...

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