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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tributes flow for Neville Wran, former Labor premier of New South Wales

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 09:21pm by AFP

    ... and environmental protection. "He said his biggest achievement was saving the rainforests of New South Wales, a bold land use achievement in the early '80s, and I think that's true because it influenced the way other Labor governments around Australia dealt with the environmental agenda," Carr said. Wran also triggered the redevelopment of Darling Harbour and built the Sydney ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1493701/tributes-flow-neville-wran-former-labor-premier-new-south-wales
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco criticises Australia’s decision to allow dredging of Great Barrier Reef

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... environmentally responsible ports adjacent to the reef." Hunt said on Thursday: "Protection for the Great Barrier Reef is an ongoing challenge and we are confident that we have the processes, resources and environmental protection mechanisms in place to ensure that the Great Barrier Reef continues to be among the best-managed and-protected world heritage areas in the world." Richard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502710/unesco-criticises-australias-decision-allow-dredging-great-barrier-reef
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to sign up for Kyoto 2

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 02:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney and Wellington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney and Wellington Key greenhouse gas emitter Australia on Friday announced it was ready to sign up for a second round of the Kyoto Protocol environmental protection treaty. “Today I can announce that Australia is ready to join a second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol,” Climate Minister Greg Combet said in a speech. Australia is among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1078581/australia-sign-kyoto-2
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    US jets drop four unarmed bombs on Great Barrier Reef

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 09:00am by AFP

    ... government and environmental organisations to ensure there is no danger... now or in the future." Graeme Dunstan, who is among the environmentalists and anti-war activists demonstrating against the joint exercise, said the mishap proved that the US military could not be trusted to protect the environment. "How can they protect the environment and bomb the reef at the same time? Get ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1287523/us-drops-bombs-great-barrier-reef-marine-park
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia permits dredge dumping near Great Barrier Reef for major coal port

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 09:09pm by Reuters

    ... Pyramid of Giza. The reef authority, an independent government agency charged with protecting the reef, said the permit was approved as one third of the marine park was designated high protection ... The reef authority imposed strict conditions on the dumping permit, including no environmental, cultural or heritage damage to areas beyond 20km from the disposal site, and urged the ports ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1418088/australia-permits-dredge-dumping-near-great-barrier-reef-major-coal-port

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