A 26,070 tonne bulk sugar carrier came close to clipping Shark Reef northeast of Cooktown yesterday – a popular destination for tourists visiting Queensland’s famed Great Barrier Reef. The Hong Kong ship ID Integrity had a broken-down engine and thanks to the efforts of crews and tug boats it was hauled away from the World...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian Senate has passed bills that will make the nation’s 500 largest polluters pay a tax on the carbon they release into the atmosphere. Prime Minister Julia Gillard had promised not to push for a carbon tax during elections last year, but has since said it is the best option...
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