“Great Barrier Reef authority approves dredging and dumping to expand port”

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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/31/great-barrier-reef-dredging-spoil-dumping-approved-abbot-point?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2

Three million cubic metres of sediment from dredging to expand a coal port will be dumped in the Great Barrier Reef marine park, after the park authority approved the move on Friday.

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Something doesn’t add up here. The current thinking at the global policy level is that there is not enough of the world’s 1 Trillion Ton Carbon Budget left for Coal to have a future. Obviously Australia doesn’t agree.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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