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    Australia to Dump Dredged Sand in Great Barrier Reef Waters

    This week’s decision to dump dredged sand and silt in Great Barrier Reef waters has prompted warnings that the troubled ecological treasure is one step closer to a spot on World Heritage’s “list of shame.” “We’re going backwards on the reef—that’s the sad truth,” says WWF-Australia Reef Campaign Director Richard Leck. “What we get from […]

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    Shark cage diving to be banned in Western Australia

    Western Australia may be popular for diving with the whale sharks, however great white shark cage diving is unlikely to become an option in WA waters, according to Fisheries minister Norman Moore. Regulations to ban targeted or dedicated shark tourism in the state are currently being drafted and will include cage diving operations that are […]

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