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Dumping Abbot Point dredge spoil on land won’t save the Reef

Selina Ward argues in The Conversation (17.3.15) that the greatest challenge facing the Great Barrier Reef is climate change, ‘with ramifications including coral bleaching, sea level rise and reductions in reef growth rates. There has been substantial reef degradation from climate change already.’

‘If we want to keep the Great Barrier Reef in a good state, a broad range of policies should be urgently put in place to reduce Australia’s record high per-capita carbon emissions to a much lower level.’

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