Tag - Great Barrier Reef

STUDY: Coal dust is harming coral

A new study has revealed coal dust in the ocean can kill coral and slow the growth of seagrasses and fish. “Corals exposed to the highest concentrations of coal dust died within two weeks,” says...

The Great Barrier Reef is in the spotlight at conservation groups argue with Adani mining

Carmichael mining leases approved

Thousands of new jobs in regional Queensland have come a major step closer with approval of the mining leases for the $21.7 billion Carmichael coal mine and rail project in the State’s Galilee Basin...

Abbot Point port EIS approved

The Abbot Point Growth Gateway Project is one step closer to fruition with it’s final environmental impact statement approved by the Commonwealth Government. State Development Minister Dr...

The Great Barrier Reef is in the spotlight at conservation groups argue with Adani mining

ACF challenges Adani Carmichael coal mine

Adani is heading back to the Federal Court, with the Australian Conservation Foundation lodging fresh papers to challenge the Carmichael coal mine. The ACF lodged papers with the Federal Court...

Abbot Point coal port project takes a step forward

The development of the Galilee Basin advanced a step today with the release of a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Abbot Point coal port project. Speaking in Bowen where he met with...

The Great Barrier Reef is in the spotlight at conservation groups argue with Adani mining

Adani Versus Great Barrier Reef Conservationists

Evidence of how Indian mining giant Adani’s plans to build Australia’s largest coal mine in the Galilee Basin could damage the Great Barrier Reef are set to be heard in a Queensland court...

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