Media Release: Myall Lakes National Park and Booti Booti National Park


The link below is to a media release concerning park closures in Myall Lakes National Park and Booti Booti National Park, due to the annual Bitou Bush control aerial spraying program.

For more visit:
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia13050902.htm

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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