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Australian fed court overturns Adani’s Carmichael mine

By Thu, Aug 06, 2015 10:26AM UTC 0 Comment

Here’s another victory for environmental defenders! Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland, which could have been one of the largest coal mines in the world and responsible for substantial greenhouse gas emissions, is now without legal authority to commence construction or operate. The Federal Court of Australia overturned approval of the project. Read the court order HERE. Environmental Defenders...

A call to stop mining the Pacific Ocean

By Thu, Jul 23, 2015 1:00PM UTC 0 Comment

A global civic movement is mounting a campaign calling to stop mining the Pacific Ocean and other deep seas. Citizens from all around the world have joined civil society, non-government organisations, and scientists in calling on the International Seabed Authority (ISA) to halt issuing further exploration licences and to establish a moratorium on deep sea mining. With...

Indigenous group needs funds to fight Adani

By Sat, May 09, 2015 1:59PM UTC 0 Comment

Indigenous people have launched their own separate fight against Adani Group, the major investor in the controversial Carmichael Mine located in the Galilee Basin in Queensland....

New study says Great Barrier Reef could be dead by end of century

By Mon, Feb 02, 2015 6:18AM UTC 0 Comment

The Great Barrier Reef is facing serious threats from climate change, and ongoing coal projects make it even worse. The Carmichael Mine Project, located in the Galilee Basin, will go ahead despite warnings that coal transported from the mining site to the Abbot Point Port will cause irreparable damage to the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area....

Islanders rise up against ocean floor mining in PNG, Pacific

By Fri, Dec 05, 2014 8:52AM UTC 0 Comment

Environmental defenders are waging another war in the Pacific, this time against deep sea mining. As land-based resources continue to deplete amid growing demand for natural resources, private companies are relentless in their quest for minerals beyond the frontier. Nautilus Minerals Inc. (Nautilus), with corporate office in Toronto, Canada and a project office in Brisbane, Australia,...

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