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Back-down on Barrier Reef
Sydney Morning Herald

Australia to scrap dumping plan: report

[SYDNEY] Australia will abandon plans to dump three million cubic metres of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effort to create the world's biggest coal port, the Australian Financial Review reported on Tuesday. The fragile reef, ... Business Times Singapore, 5 hours ago
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The Rakyat Post, 23 hours ago
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Reuters, 23 hours ago
International Business Times UK

'Real chance' reef spoil dumping plan could be scrapped

Dredge spoils from a north Queensland port expansion will be dumped on land instead of inside the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park under a proposal set to go before the Federal Government. The ABC has obtained new information about the plan, which ...
 ABC Online9 hours ago Australia May Compel Adani-Backed Mining Consortium to Drop Great Barrier Reef Dredge Dump Plan  International Business Times UK15 hours ago 'Dredge spoil will speed decline of Great Barrier Reef'  Deutsche Welle1 day ago Abbot Point dredging: Environment Minister expects application to scrap dumping of dredge spoil on Great Barrier Reef (ABC)  Yahoo! News Australia22 hours ago
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New Scientist

Great Barrier Reef may be safe from massive mud dump

No sludge for this reef. The planned dumping of 5 million tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has been cancelled. But scientists say they have little confidence that any new plan will be properly examined. The mud is due to be ...
 New Scientist12 hours ago

Rethink on Barrier Reef offshore dumping proposal

Approval to dump millions of tonnes of dredging sludge on land, rather than in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, will be sought by the companies wanting to expand a coal port next to the world heritage site. Fairfax Media understands over the ...
 WA Today20 hours ago
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Blue & Green Tomorrow

Abbot Point port developers to shelve Great Barrier Reef dredging plan

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 By The already approved proposals to expand the Abbot Point terminal in Queensland, a hub that exports much of Australia's coal riches, included plans to spill dredged seabed into the waters around the reef. ...
 Blue & Green Tomorrow18 hours ago Reaction to reports that dumping on Great Barrier Reef abandoned: Hunt should cancel...  Noodls18 hours ago AMCS welcomes change of heart about reef dumping plan - says much else also needs to change  Dredging News Online20 hours ago Abbott Point dredge dumping plans on the rocks  Ferret.com.au1 day ago
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Mongabay.com

Australia cancels plan to dump dredge in Great Barrier Reef

A consortium of companies—North Queensland Bulk Ports, GVK Hancock and Adani Group—have announced they are giving up on a hugely-controversial plan to dump five million tonnes of dredged sediment in the Great Barrier Reef. The plans ran into ...
 Mongabay.com8 hours ago Reef dump plans scrapped  Individual.com1 day ago
Gladstone Observer

Barrier Reef government MP says he got it wrong on dredging spoil support

The Coalition MP George Christensen has admitted he was wrong to support the dumping of 5m tonnes of sediment into the Great Barrier Reef marine park and has said he will push for alternatives to
 Big News Network6 days ago Whitsunday tourism operators lobby Government over reef dumping  ABC Online2 days ago Dredging claims rubbish: MP George Christensen  Gladstone Observer6 days ago Christensen back-pedals on Abbot Pt  Townsville Bulletin1 week ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Resort raises the bar in luxury

Orpheus Island Beach Resort on the Great Barrier Reef has just opened its newly renovated South Suites, after seven months of construction. The new accommodation is the best available on the island, "the top tier" at an already fabulous five-star ...
 Sydney Morning Herald4 days ago Orpheus Island resort takes luxury to another level  Canberra Times4 days ago
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International Business Times Australia

Climate Change Is Eating Away The Great Barrier Reef

According to the latest report of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), environmental protection policies have been barely beneficial. The conditions in the reef have worsened since the last study conducted in 2009. Reuters The ...
 International Business Times Australia4 days ago Government scientists warned against dumping in Great Barrier Reef park  Big News Network2 weeks ago Ex-Reef official criticises spoil dredging (AAP)  Yahoo! News Australia2 weeks ago Ex-Great Barrier Reef official criticises spoil dredging  Sydney Morning Herald2 weeks ago
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NEWS.com.au

MP admits: 'I got it wrong'

WHEN Australians think of the Great Barrier Reef they probably think of holidays, swimming and snorkelling but the real driver of the economy is mining, an industry that is more dominant than
 Brisbane Courier-Mail - Central5 days ago 30 comments on this story  NEWS.com.au5 days ago 'I GOT IT WRONG': But is it too late to change our minds?  NEWS.com.au5 days ago
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