Environment and the Law in Australia
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A collection of media articles on environmental and legal issues in Australia
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The Whitehaven hoax: ratbag act or legitimate protest? - The Conversation

The Whitehaven hoax: ratbag act or legitimate protest?  - The Conversation | Environment and the Law in Australia | Scoop.it
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Detailed analysis of the actions of an evironmental activist who released a fake media statement from the ANZ Bank stating it had decided to withdraw a $1.2 billion loan to Whitehaven Coal for environmental reasons. The activist is being investigated for serious breaches of corporations law, and may face charges of misleading and deceptive conduct.

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Detailed analysis of the actions of an evironmental activist who released a fake media statement from the ANZ Bank stating it had decided to withdraw a $1.2 billion loan to Whitehaven Coal for environmental reasons. The activist is being investigated for serious breaches of corporations law, and may face charges of misleading and deceptive conduct.

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UNESCO's Great Barrier Reef report: experts respond

UNESCO's Great Barrier Reef report: experts respond | Environment and the Law in Australia | Scoop.it
A damning UNESCO report has criticised management of the Great Barrier Reef and warned that the area could be downgraded to a world heritage site “in danger” unless Australia makes major changes to its…...
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UN produces another boring global environmental warning; world continues not caring

UN produces another boring global environmental warning; world continues not caring | Environment and the Law in Australia | Scoop.it

'The current state of the global environment is like a phony war. Nothing particularly bad has happened yet, despite protestation from environmental activists that something grave will happen soon. Nonetheless, the steady stream of data and reports, such as GEO-5, are all signalling that the future global environment will be seriously challenging – real war (literally and metaphorically) will eventually break out.'

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The Great Barrier Reef at a crossroads

The Great Barrier Reef at a crossroads | Environment and the Law in Australia | Scoop.it
Last Friday the World Heritage Centre and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released a report on the state of the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest World Heritage Property…...
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