August 2, 2012 by Ocean Ark Alliance

Categorised in Art Challenge, Events, News

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Australian PM given wake-up: book explains Ocean Acidification threat

July 27, 2010 by Ocean Ark Alliance

Categorised in Events, News

Uni of Queensland Vice-Chancellor Paul Greenfield hands PM Julia Gillard a wake-up call: her fresh-off-the-press copy of Coral Reefs and Climate Change. This new book, as explained on their press release demystifies the science surrounding coral reefs and climate change…aimed at anyone wishing to explore the natural wonder and beauty of coral reefs.

PM Julia Gillard receiving her copy of the book Coral Reefs and Climate Change

Gillard was at Brisbane’s Customs House on July 23 to deliver her stance on climate change, a speech infamous for its vocal demonstrators and the security-tackled environmental activist, Bradley Smith.

As we wade into the depths of the election campaign the current Labor Government has offered us very little in decisive leadership on the environmental front. Its two major contributions, the Citizen’s Assembly – delivered at this very appearance – and the so-called ”cash for clunkers” proposal (which will divert funds from the current solar energy program) together side-line and trivialise assertive action.

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Dr Veron’s presentation to Royal Society, London

July 6, 2009 by Ocean Ark Alliance

Categorised in Events, News

Introduced by Sir David Attenborough this keynote presentation addressing a workshop of 35 leading marine and climate change scientists hosted by Zoological Society of London and the Royal Society in London, presents the effects that climate change is having on coral reefs.

Dr. J.E.N ‘Charlie’ Veron, the former Chief Scientist of the Australian Institute of Marine Science, is widely regarded as the world’s leading authority on coral reef ecosystems.

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