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COMMENT: Coal or Coral?

COMMENT: Coal or Coral?

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Journalist

September 11, 2017


Filed under News

When people think of Australia, I guarantee you that one of the first things that comes to mind is the Great Barrier Reef. Now in its second year of serious coral bleaching, I would think our Government would be putting protective measures in place to keep us from losing an Australian icon. Instead,...

SA waste dump a bad idea: expert

James Williams, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2016


Filed under News

Four hundred South Australian citizens will be chosen for a jury to help consider the state's future approach to nuclear waste. The decision was made the day after a Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission report said that the public should be pursued if they want the plant. South Australian Premier...

Rottnest moorings ‘release ancient CO2’

Rottnest moorings ‘release ancient CO2’

Lorraine Sindel, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2016


Filed under News

Research conducted by ECU scientists has found that boat moorings on Rottnest Island are causing seagrass meadows to release ancient Carbon Dioxide into the atmosphere, scarring and damaging the vital  ecosystem. The research, conducted by ECU’s Dr Oscar Serrano, Professor Paul Lavery and Profe...

Rounding up cancer patients

Rounding up cancer patients

Ally Harper, Staff reporter

March 25, 2015


Filed under Health and Science, News

Roundup could be infamously living up to its name, according to a report on the World Health Organisation's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) website. The popular weedkiller, which is sold in Australia, is one of three pesticides found to "probably" be carcinogenic because of the...

EPA seeks another look at mining impact

EPA seeks another look at mining impact

Ella Phelan-Burnett, Student Broadcaster

October 17, 2014


Filed under News

Major mining developments are believed to be endangering biodiversity in WA's Pilbara Region. The Environmental Protection Agency has suggested the State Government re-examine the impact of the projects. Ella Phelan-Burnett reports.   ...

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