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Pacific Islanders Blockade World's Largest Coal Port

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 10.22.2014 | Green

Last week a group of Pacific islanders and Australians worked together to form a flotilla of kayaks and traditional canoes to blockade the world's lar...

South Pacific Nations Plan To Block Australian Coal Port

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green

SYDNEY, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Protesters from 12 South Pacific nations plan to block ships entering and leaving Australia's Port of Newcastle, the world...

Australia To Scrap Plan For Dumping Near Great Barrier Reef

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2014 | Green

SYDNEY, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic meters of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effor...

Coral Or Coal Decision Looms For Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green

By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Australia's Great Barrier Reef watchdog is to decide by Friday whether to allow millions ...

Australian Senate Approves New Tax

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government pushed a new 30 percent tax on big mining companies through Parliament on Monday but faces an u...

Australia Prime Minister: Carbon Tax Won't Kill Coal Industry

AP | By KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green

SYDNEY -- Australia's prime minister on Tuesday touted a $5 billion bid for one of the nation's coal miners as proof an unpopular new tax on the count...