Dredging set to swamp decades of Great Barrier Reef protection

Ecologist: For all the small gains we’ve made so far, it looks likely that pollution of the Great Barrier Reef is set to soar. Thanks to an extraordinary effort, we have stopped at least 360,000 tonnes of sediment and large amounts of other agricultural run-off polluting Australia's most famous natural wonder. Yet all that effort to protect the reef looks like it's about to be swamped. 140 million tonnes of marine sediment are proposed to be dredged during port development in the Great Barrier Reef over......

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