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Scientific academy slams government's Great Barrier Reef plan

The country's leading scientific academy has released a scathing critique of the draft plan to manage the Great Barrier Reef, warning it was inadequate to restore or even maintain the health of the World Heritage site over the next three decades.

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Efforts to save Great Barrier Reef 'too slow' - BBC News

Efforts to save Great Barrier Reef 'too slow' - BBC News | The Great Barrier Reef | Scoop.it
Top politicians in Australia say the work being done to save the Great Barrier Reef from pollution isn't happening quickly enough.

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wwf - The Great Barrier Reef

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The Great Barrier Reef is a refuge for 1,500 species of fish, 411 hard corals and 134 species of sharks and rays, yet faces growing threats from overfishing, pollution and global warming.

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10 crucial actions to save the Great Barrier Reef

10 crucial actions to save the Great Barrier Reef | The Great Barrier Reef | Scoop.it
The World Wildlife Fund of Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society have released a 10-point plan to save the Great Barrier Reef, in response to the Queensland Government’s Draft Ree...

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Dead humpback whale calf caught under tug boat at Great Barrier Reef coal terminal - Sydney Morning Herald

Dead humpback whale calf caught under tug boat at Great Barrier Reef coal terminal - Sydney Morning Herald | The Great Barrier Reef | Scoop.it
A dead humpback whale calf has been found caught in the propeller of a tug boat at a coal terminal on the Great Barrier Reef, in an incident set to inflame ...

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Government spent at least $400000 lobbying against Great Barrier Reef 'danger ... - Sydney Morning Herald

Government spent at least $400000 lobbying against Great Barrier Reef 'danger ... - Sydney Morning Herald | The Great Barrier Reef | Scoop.it
The federal government spent more than $400,000 sending Environment Minister Greg Hunt and senior public servants on a flurry of overseas lobbying trips to avoid an embarrassing "in danger" listing for the Great Barrier Reef.

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