The Great Barrier Reef

Photo | 27 June, 2012

Spectacular Coral spawning in the Great Barrier Reef. Already under stress from the impacts of climate change such as ocean acidification and temperature rise, the Great Barrier Reef is now under further threat from Australia's coal boom. Inland coal mines will transport the coal to shipping ports along the Queensland coast to be shipped through the Reef resulting in a massive increase in shipping through the World Heritage area. The proposed developments prompted the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee to consider placing the GBR on the “World Heritage in Danger” list. Greenpeace is calling for a moratorium on all developments in the region until a Strategic Assessment of the impacts of the developments has been completed.11/20/2007

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Video | 17 July, 2014 at 15:13

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Video | 5 June, 2014 at 10:11

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Video | 3 April, 2014 at 10:33

"I'm now 92 years of age and I was a veteran of the second world war. I served in the Kokoda campaign in New Britain. I thought what we were fighting for there was proper democracy. But I've learned that was not the situation. The government...

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