Australia: Great Barrier Reef Avoids Muddy Disaster

Nature World: Conservationists have been slapping each other on the back this week after plans to dump 5 million metric tons of mud into the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has been cancelled. However, people are now asking where the mud will go, and aren't getting much of an answer. The mud is expected to be drudged up from the ocean floor as part of a port expansion in northeast Australia. Last month Environment Minister Andrew Powell found himself at odds with reef conservationalists and activists after minister......

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