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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Australian minister Tony Burke will pitch Antarctic ice plan in Beijing

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... million-year-old ice in Antarctica, says Tony Burke, the country's environment minister. Visiting Hong Kong before an official visit to the mainland, Burke said he would meet his counterpart on water, ... to irrigate, once people have their irrigation licence, they can buy and sell water," Burke said. The sprawling basin suffered over the past decade, with severe drought draining it. And despite ...

  2. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Australia creates world’s largest marine reserves

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 03:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Burke said of 80,000 submissions received, the vast majority supported the proposal. “There are very few countries in the world that are as responsible for as much of the ocean as Australia is. ... is a big part of that total picture.” Burke said his decision was important for future generations. “We need to appreciate that in the years to come we don’t want people to only know ...



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