Great Barrier Reef

Shark drumlines in World Heritage Great Barrier Reef May Increase By A Third

Friday, 22 January 2016

An application for an increase in the number of drumlines to catch large sharks that could be deployed within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Malcolm Fraser was a champion for the environment

Friday, 20 March 2015

WWF today expressed sadness at the passing of former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser, whose legacy includes stronger protection for the Great Barrier Reef, an end to whaling, greater protection for Australian wildlife and support for action on climate change.

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For the love of grain

Saturday, 21 February 2015

Hearing seed-saver Dr Vandana Shiva – known as the Gandhi of Grain – talk, will take you on an emotional roller-coaster of a journey, and bolster your passion to help take on the injustices of the world. And, she says, it all starts with a single seed.

Program Manager - Sustainable Agriculture, WWF-Australia

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

As part of the Market Transformation team at WWF, the role develops and implements the market transformation strategy in agriculture, including partnerships, multi-stakeholder initiatives and associated production standards, public policy reform, consumer education, producer engagement, and research. A key focus of the position is on reducing water pollution from beef and sugarcane production in the catchments that feed into the Great Barrier Reef.

Location: Sydney, NSW.
Working hours: Full Time (2 year contract).
Salary: Conservation Level 8.
Applications close: Friday, 30 January 2015.
Click here for more info.

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Biggest coal mine approved

Monday, 28 July 2014

A huge new coal mine – the largest in Australia – in Queensland’s Galilee Basin, was approved by the federal government today.

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Doha hailed a success

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Environment groups are celebrating the outcomes for Australia at the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting in Doha.

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‘Green tape’ could be cut

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

The Abbott government passed a bill through the lower house last night to allow state governments to control environmental approvals, which could put Australia’s ecosystems at risk from unsustainable development.

Heron Island

An aquatic haven

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Within the Great Barrier Reef lies Heron Island, a sanctuary for the teeming wildlife of the surrounding waters.

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Push to protect reef

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

More than 150 Aussie scientists have signed a declaration on industrial development to save the Great Barrier Reef.

Reef in danger

Great Barrier Grief

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Recent concern from UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee about the impact of gas and coal processing on the Great Barrier Reef is cause for national concern. So what can you do to help?

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