Australian Dredging Threatens Great Barrier Reef and Wetlands

Nature World: Last September, conservationists were thrilled to see the Australian government rescind its plans to dump sediment from dredging into Great Barrier Reef waters. Now however, it has been revealed that four more dredging projects near the reef are still likely to occur, and sediment from these digs could still be dumped within the greater World Heritage Area. The dredging in question is part of a consortium for port expansion along Australia's northeastern coast to help facilitate the export of......

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