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A new study reveals increasing temperatures are turning green turtle populations almost completely female in the northern Great Barrier Reef.
WWF-Australia has welcomed the promise that a re-elected Palaszczuk Government would deliver at least 50% renewable energy in Queensland by 2030.
WWF-Australia said the “Saving Habitat” policy announced today by the ALP if implemented “should end Queensland’s escalating tree-clearing crisis and send it into reverse”.
WWF-Australia today said there was a risk of increased pollution to the Great Barrier Reef attached to the LNP’s promise to build new dams in Queensland.
WWF-Australia has unveiled a plan with eight priority actions to conserve Queensland’s globally significant environment and unique plants and animals.
WWF-Australia is calling for the impact of tree-clearing to be included in future Reef health assessments and for excessive tree clearing to be stopped.
WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) welcome the announcement that, if elected, an LNP government would retain Queensland’s net free zones.
WWF-Australia said the draft Reef Water Quality Improvement Plan, released today by the Queensland and Australian governments, is far too vague and ignores scientific advice.
UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee raised the bar on what nations need to do to save their heritage listed coral reefs.
The Whitsunday's Heart Reef has dodged cyclone damage but appears to have suffered some coral bleaching.
Increasing incubation temperature impacts species with temperature dependent sex determination such as green sea turtles. This paper was authored by Michael P. Jensen (NOAA) in collaboration with Camryn D. Allen, Tomoharu Eguchi, ..., William A. Hilton, ,Peter H. Dutton and Christine A.M. Hof from WWF-Australia.
WWF-Australia’s Annual Report 2017 contains a summary of our conservation highlights over the past financial year, all made possible with the help of our supporters and partners. Forty years of working in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and the Antarctic, proves that collaboration is the key to success.
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