Australia: Great Barrier Reef


Pesticide Use a Threat to the Reef

The link below is to an article on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and threat posed to it by the pesticide diuron being used within reach of the reef. A 3 month ban has now ended and spraying can resume with a number of restrictions imposed.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/mar/27/great-barrier-reef-australia-pesticides

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Australia: Great Barrier Reef Again Under Threat


The link below is to an article on how the Great Barrier Reef is again threatened by pesticide use in North Queensland.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/mar/27/great-barrier-reef-australia-pesticides