Navy retrieves two bombs from Great Barrier Reef

SARAH ROHWEDER The US Navy has retrieved and disposed of two bombs dropped on the Great Barrier Reef earlier this year. Four bombs were released from US warplanes after they ran critically low on fuel during a failed military exercise in … [Read more...]

Public rally latest initiative to save reef

SARAH ROHWEDER The Australian Marine Conservation (AMCS) will play host to a public rally on August 25 in an attempt to save the Great Barrier Reef from industrialisation. The rally comes as a response to the LNP’s proposal to expand ports, … [Read more...]

Experts say shark nets put whales at risk

LUCINDA KENT The Department of Fisheries says the use of shark nets along the Queensland coast is justified, despite whales getting caught in them. An endangered humpback whale was caught in shark nets off Noosa on the Sunshine Coast earlier … [Read more...]