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Plastic straws would be banned under new Queensland single-use plastics plan

07 November 2019, ABC News

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Tourism industry breaks silence over shark control programs

04 November 2019, 7News Cairns

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SOS on sharks

04 November 2019, 10 News First Queensland

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Citizen Reef

09 September 2019, The Project, Network Ten


Great Barrier Reef Outlook is “very poor”

31 August 2019, BBC News


Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in “very poor” condition: agency

31 August 2019, Reuters


Reef outlook “very poor”

31 August 2019, The Australian


Great Barrier Reef long-term outlook ‘very poor’, Federal Government reef report finds

31 August 2019, ABC News 


Only 10% of sugarcane growers in reef catchment properly managing runoff

30 August 2019, Guardian Australia


Australia pressures Unesco over impact of climate change on Great Barrier Reef

29 August 2019, Guardian Australia


‘Hero for the Planet’ picks Exmouth Gulf for global publicity campaign

22 August 2019, WA Today


The Shark Show – what do we know? What should we know?

17 August 2019, It’s Just Not Cricket, ABC Radio National


Great Barrier Reef run-off rules riles farmers

10 August 2019, The Australian


COAG agenda covers Great Barrier Reef, infrastructure and recycling

09 August 2019, Cairns Post


Warming waters killing Great Barrier Reef faster than expected

09 August 2019, ABC Radio National, AM


Shark nets catching non-target species

05 August 2019, Sydney Morning Herald


Sugarcane farmers label scientific consensus on reef ‘unsubstantiated scaremongering’

01 August 2019, Guardian Australia


‘Cut greenhouse gases quickly’ to save reef

19 July 2019, The Australian


Great Barrier Reef authority urges ‘fastest possible action’ on emissions

19 July 2019, Guardian Australia


Traditional Owner knowledge pivotal to protecting Great Barrier Reef

17 July 2019, National Indigenous Times


‘What the hell?’ Man’s morbid act after catching tiny hammerhead shark

17 July 2019, Yahoo News Australia


Health check finds Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is in trouble

11 July 2019, 9 News


Great Barrier Reef hard coral cover close to record lows

11 July 2019, Guardian Australia


Carmichael approval a death-knell for the Great Barrier Reef

08 July 2019, Down to Earth (India)


Defend whales from Japan

04 July 2019, The Australian


Japan restarts commercial whaling after 31 years

01 July 2019, Financial Times


Japan renews whaling after 30 years

01 July 2019, Triple J Hack, ABC Radio


Demand for whale meat is down. So why did Japan just resume commercial whaling?

01 July 2019, USA Today


Fears northern Australian mangrove forests could ‘drown’ due to rising seas

01 July 2019, ABC News


Humpback whale freed from shark nets in delicate rescue off Broadbeach

27 June 2019, ABC News


Campaign kicks off to make Great Barrier Reef an Australian citizen

26 June 2019, SBS News


Whale food shortage to blame for mass deaths in US

18 June 2019, The World Today, ABC Radio National


Seahorses Under Threat Because of Human Sex Treatment

15 June 2019, 10 Daily


Australia, in a Victory for Coal, Clears the Way for a Disputed Mine

13 June 2019, The New York Times


Adani mine: Australia approves controversial coal project

13 June 2019, BBC News


“My Passion To Protect The Ocean” – three incredible women talk about their determination to preserve our sea life

30 May 2019, Primer


Australian state leader calls for timeline on Adani coal mine approvals

23 May 2019, Reuters


Coral bleaching event underway in French Polynesia despite no El Nino

21 May 2019, ABC, Science


‘Vote for the climate’: NSW demands environmental short film’s removal from internet

18 May 2019, Guardian Australia


30 Sharks from Australia have died in a French Aquarium

15 May 2019, ABC, Triple J Hack


Thirty sharks captured on Great Barrier Reef died in captivity at French aquarium

15 May 2019, 9 News Digital, Guardian Australia


Thirty sharks captured on barrier reef and exported to France all died in captivity

15 May 2019, Guardian Australia


PM’s claim Coalition saved reef from nonexistent ‘endangered list’ condemned as ‘ridiculous’

13 May 2019, Guardian Australia


Conservationists call for ‘true ban’ on super trawlers

07 May 2019, ABC Radio National, AM


Supertrawlers have Aust ‘in their sights’

07 May 2019, SBS News – and other outlets


Plastic pollution features in Australian election

02 May 2019, Plastics News


‘A bigger responsibility’: why sustainable seafood is close to Ben Shewry’s heart

01 May 2019, Guardian Australia


20 April 2019, Sky News Australia


Sustainable seafood on the menu at Australia’s top restaurants

18 April, 2019 – ProBono Australia


Australia’s top restaurants pledge to serve only sustainable seafood

18 April, 2019 – Guardian Australia


What fish should you eat this Easter?

16 April, 2019 – Taste, The Courier-Mail


Pro shark groups blame Palaszczuk government for shark fishing in Great Barrier Reef

11 April, 2019 – The Courier-Mail


Grey nurse sharks discovered in NT waters could be genetic lifeline for species

06 April, 2019 – ABC News 


Japan’s war on whales isn’t over – the Australian government must keep fighting

02 April, 2019 – Guardian Australia


Plastic Plan: Bill Shorten will ban single use plastic bags and micro-beads

31 March, 2019 – Nine News


Is your favourite seafood sustainable? Here’s how to find out

23 March, 2019 – ABC Radio National


Shocking photos show dead sharks made to ‘suffer and die’ on baited hooks

20 March, 2019 – The Mirror, UK


Popular shark deterrent actually a great white nope

19 March, 2019 – The Courier-Mail


Threat of sediment runoff to Great Barrier Reef worse than thought

12 March, 2019 – Brisbane Times


Experts warn we’re killing our oceans — and it starts with what you eat

12 March, 2019 – news.com.au


How to swap out your seafood for more sustainable choices

11 March, 2019 – SBS Food


Scientists, conservation groups welcome senators’ call for Great Barrier Reef cash to be returned

15 February, 2019 – SBS News


Calls for inquiry as Adani confirms it released contaminated water

12 February, 2019 – Guardian Australia