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Australia COVID: Kevin Rudd calls for ACMA to be abolished over Sky News COVID-19 claims

Australia COVID: Kevin Rudd calls for ACMA to be abolished over Sky News COVID-19 claims — Read on amp.smh.com.au/politics/federal/monumentally-failed-rudd-calls-for-media-watchdog-to-be-abolished-over-sky-news-covid-19-claims-20210812-p58i79.html

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Fish supplies face rising threat from algal blooms

10 June, 2021 – Fish farms, and the protein supply of over three billion people, are at increasing risk from algal blooms. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/fish-supplies-face-rising-threat-from-algal-blooms/

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AGL takes Greenpeace to court over climate campaign

Coal industry giant AGL attempts to silence Greenpeace for exposing its devastating ongoing damage to the environment and human health. — Read on independentaustralia.net/ Imagine AGL disputing they’re biggest polluter in Oz?

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Fuel’s paradise

Australia lags by more than a decade in tackling the health effects of low-quality petrol — Read on insidestory.org.au/fuels-paradise/ How smugly is this, after 5 years investigation to 2018… …”environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, declared that “Australia’s petrol quality is the lowest … Continue reading

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TAKE ACTION: Send the EPA an OVERDUE Notice

It has been almost THREE YEARS since the EPA began their coal power station licence review. Now it has stalled without explanation. — Read on environmentvictoria.org.au/action/send-the-epa-an-overdue-notice/ In a country with emission limits for residential slow combustion wood fires, wouldn’t you … Continue reading

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Clean ships needed now to cut polluting emissions

25 June, 2020 − The vessels plying the world’s oceans release huge volumes of polluting emissions. Existing fleets badly need a clean-up. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/clean-ships-needed-now-to-cut-polluting-emissions/

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Pollution in Deepest ocean trenches, high levels

PHOTO: Pollution levels in amphipods in the Mariana Trench were higher than in estuaries of polluted rivers in China (Wikimedia Commons: Daiju Azuma) An interesting item which reminds of reference by Tim Flannery in book Atmosphere of Hope, about worries that emissions … Continue reading

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Oceans de-oxygenated

Ocean anoxia – widespread oxygen-starved dead zones in oceans – did the killing of ocean life in several mass extinctions of Earth’s past.  Anoxia went hand-in-hand with CO2emissions, rising global temperatures, and (often) ocean acidification, a situation which today’s climate change is recreating … Continue reading

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Gold Mining devastated Peruvian Amazon

…mining pollution has become so severe that last week Peru declared a 60-day emergency to curtail mercury poisoning from illegal gold mining. “Forty-one percent of the population of Madre de Dios is exposed to mercury pollution,” On a good day, a … Continue reading

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Climate change believers can still be climate change deniers, says author

She says bleaching of up to 95 % of Great Barrier Reef, the worst ever recorded coral bleaching event, should be a Hurricane Katrina-like “wakeup call”. From Cairns to Torres Strait, once colourful ribbons of reef are ghostly white. It’s the third mass … Continue reading

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