The World Today – Calls for Great Barrier Reef body to be overhauled 19/08/2014

ELEANOR HALL: Conservationists are calling for an overhaul of the body that’s meant to protect the Great Barrier Reef.The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority approved a plan to dump dredge spoil inside the marine park in January.But a former director of the authority has told the ABC’s Four Corners program that the majority of the authority’s scientists opposed this, and conservationists are now calling for that approval to be revoked.Maria Hatzakis reports.

via The World Today – Calls for Great Barrier Reef body to be overhauled 19/08/2014.

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