Saving the Great Barrier Reef

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Saving the Great Barrier Reef

<p>If Adani’s Carmichael coal mine goes ahead will it destroy the Great Barrier Reef? What can be done to save the largest living structure on the planet?<br/><p><br/><strong>SUGGESTED READING</strong

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If Adani’s Carmichael coal mine goes ahead will it destroy the Great Barrier Reef? What can be done to save the largest living structure on the planet?


SUGGESTED READING

  • Judith Wright, The Coral Battleground, Spinifex Press, 2014.
  • 4 Corners ABC Television, Digging into Adani, 2 October, 2017.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • History of protecting the Great Barrier Reef, including Australian poet, Judith Wright’s leadership.
  • Recent coral bleaching and other threats to the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Issues for and against the Adani Carmichael mine.
  • Update on environmental campaigns to save the Great Barrier Reef including action on climate change, ‘Say No to Adani’, ending plastic pollution and mandating sustainable fishing.


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand why many environmental groups are deeply concerned about the survival of the Great Barrier Reef and the urgency to do more to protect its future.