Conservation and environmental news & publications: Australia
Dumping ban must extend to entire Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Site
A full ban is needed before the World Heritage Committee meets to consider declaring the reef in ...
Dumping ban could sway UNESCO on Great Barrier Reef status
As judgement day nears, Australia should ban all dredge dumping in this fragile World Heritage Site
Save Great Barrier Reef from becoming dumping ground
WWF is calling on the Australian government to ban all dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier ...
The Great Barrier Reef Under Threat
A new report by Dalberg Global Development Advisors finds that the risk posed by port expansions in ...
Australia’s report to UNESCO denies serious decline of Great Barrier Reef
The state party report on the Great Barrier Reef, submitted to UNESCO by the Australian government, ...
IWC governments to decide on future of scientific whaling
New Zealand mounts a challenge to Japan's controversial hunts, which have have killed more than ...
UNESCO dumps on Great Barrier Reef dredging decision
In a report released early this morning UNESCO has expressed concern and regret about the ...
WWF statement on ICJ whaling case
Today public hearings closed at the International Court of Justice in the case between Australia ...
Great Barrier Reef Scorecard Highlights Risk to World Heritage Status
As part of their joint Fight for the Reef campaign, WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine ...
WWF praises people power in spurring Australia marine parks decision
This morning, WWF congratulated the Federal Government of Australia on finalising the boundaries ...