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Australian governments concede Great Barrier Reef headed for ‘collapse’

 

“Respected coral scientists have documented in peer-reviewed journals that most of the world’s coral reefs will not survive unless the global temperature increase is limited to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels,” it said.

However WWF-Australia head of oceans Richard Leck said Australia’s emissions reduction efforts were not even in line with limiting warming to 2°.

He cited a 2017 report by the United Nations environment program that found Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions were set to far exceed its pledge under the Paris accord. This agreement aims to limit global temperature rises this century to well below 2° and to pursue efforts to limit the increase to 1.5°.

via Australian governments concede Great Barrier Reef headed for ‘collapse’

Great Barrier Reef: Severe coral bleaching hits two-thirds of reef, aerial surveys show – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef is now devastated by severe coral bleaching aerial surveys show, Queensland scientists say.

Source: Great Barrier Reef: Severe coral bleaching hits two-thirds of reef, aerial surveys show – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

‘It Was This Big’: Labor Revives Massive Marine Reserves Plan Abbott Obstructed – New Matilda

A world-leading system of Marine Reserves to protect Australia’s oceans, which was put on hold when the Abbott government came to power, is back on the cards after Labor announced that if elected it would seek to finish what it started. The plan was unveiled by Tony Burke in 2012, and involves protections for anMore

Source: ‘It Was This Big’: Labor Revives Massive Marine Reserves Plan Abbott Obstructed – New Matilda

Brenda the Civil Disobedience Penguin: ‘The Great Barrier Reef is dying! What is wrong with you people?’ Why aren’t Australians more freaked out about what is happening to the Great Barrier Reef? Why aren’t they treating this as a national disastermergecy? Call in the army! No wait, the navy!

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