Fracking

Chinchilla gasfields

Instant Expert: Fracking

Monday, 7 November 2011

Following the release of the US documentary Gasland earlier this year, fracking has become an explosive topic. What is it and why the controversy?

The Fracking Song

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

In America, natural gas stored in deep shale is being fracked, which has led to some people being able to light the water coming out of their taps on fire. In Australia, coal seam gas is now being extracted in Queensland and New South Wales, but only about five per cent of the wells in Australia are currently fracked. Deep shale gas deposits are known to exist in South Australia.

Fox

The undercover fox

Monday, 23 May 2011

Upon uncovering the devastating impacts of mining for natural gas while researching his new documentary 'GasLand', Josh Fox is a man on an ongoing mission.

Get informed about gas mining with Costa Georgiadis

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Costa Georgiadis travelled to Tara in Central Queensland to discover how devastating so called 'green' coal seam gas mining can be on the natural environment.

GasLand_Josh Fox

GasLand: a film by Josh Fox

Tuesday, 16 November 2010

The billion dollar energy industry has a dirty little secret... Natural gas is often hailed as an 'eco-energy' because it burns clean, but the mining of natural gas via fracking causes irreversible damage to waterways, and is carcinogenic to farm animals and people nearby.

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