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Canberra Times
Beethoven & the 21st Century: memorableACO Collective artistic director Pekka Kuusisto. Photo: Kaapo Kamu Beethoven
Beethoven & the 21st Century: memorable
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
ACO Collective artistic director Pekka Kuusisto. Photo: Kaapo Kamu Beethoven & the 21st Century. Pekka Kuusisto and ACO Collective. Llewellyn Hall, Saturday, February 6, 2016. The first ACO concert of the season brings great satisfaction: the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
3,378-hectare Tañon Strait coral reef assessed Cebu – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas
3,378-hectare Tañon Strait coral reef assessed
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Cebu – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7), through its Conservation and Development Division (CDD), has completed the assessment of some 3,378 hectares of... Read more
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Surfers Village
Superbowl crushes comp to charge the Mavericks bowlFootball game saps Bay Area resources, no Mavs comp in epic surf Surfersvillag
Superbowl crushes comp to charge the Mavericks bowl
Surfers Village / Posted 2 days ago
Football game saps Bay Area resources, no Mavs comp in epic surf Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 5 February, 2016 - On Thursday Mavericks went off with light offshore winds and a beast of a long-interval swell. Some called it “best in five... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tiger shark chopped in half by boat's propellerThe bizarre incident wrecked an engine as the tiger shark became wedged under t
Tiger shark chopped in half by boat's propeller
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
The bizarre incident wrecked an engine as the tiger shark became wedged under the 35-foot boat called Rampage off the coast of Florida. Fisherman Dave Kampo said what made the fishing trip even worse was that he did not catch a single thing. He... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Heroes to the Rescue – A review of ‘The Finest Hours’Okay, I have a bone to pick with Hollywood. Why is it that characters named Ber
Heroes to the Rescue – A review of ‘The Finest Hours’
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Okay, I have a bone to pick with Hollywood. Why is it that characters named Bernie are always either bad guys or butlers? Movie poster for "The Finest Hours" I mean, it’s not like they don’t have the ability to be heroes. Just look at Bernie... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study identifies most vulnerable tropical reef fishScientists have identified the key drivers of why some species are absent from
Study identifies most vulnerable tropical reef fish
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists have identified the key drivers of why some species are absent from reefs in the Indian and Pacific oceans, and which species are most vulnerable. Incorporating this knowledge in to conservation strategies will help to reduce human impact... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach nourishment project monitored by town, watchdogsToo much sediment clouding nearby ocean water prompted an environmental monitor
Palm Beach nourishment project monitored by town, watchdogs
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Too much sediment clouding nearby ocean water prompted an environmental monitor to shut down the town’s beach nourishment project for a few hours Monday. Dredging and sand placement continues but turbidity, as it is known to environmental experts,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Still no barge for Brunswick artificial reef projectOAK ISLAND -- A Brunswick County nonprofit's attempt to create an artificial re
Still no barge for Brunswick artificial reef project
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
OAK ISLAND -- A Brunswick County nonprofit's attempt to create an artificial reef off the Oak Island coast remains stalled, nearly five months after county officials agreed to help facilitate the project. In September, Brunswick County commissioners... Read more
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Island Packet
Surprise catch: 350-pound tiger shark torn up in boat propeller in Florida KeysDave Kampo didn’t catch any fish when he went out on his 35-foot Rampage Jan. 1
Surprise catch: 350-pound tiger shark torn up in boat propeller in Florida Keys
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
Dave Kampo didn’t catch any fish when he went out on his 35-foot Rampage Jan. 14, but that doesn’t mean he came back to the dock without a catch. The Marathon resident was shocked when he found a tiger shark mangled between the pod and the propeller... Read more
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BVI Beacon
Feb. 4, 2016Drinks: Leverick Bay hosts Thirsty Thursdays from 5 p.m. There will be specials
Feb. 4, 2016
BVI Beacon / Posted 3 days ago
Drinks: Leverick Bay hosts Thirsty Thursdays from 5 p.m. There will be specials on martinis, and John Peacock will perform live. Party: DJ Dre will be behind the turntable at Pearla Bar’s Ultimate Thursday. Admission is free and there will be... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Sex on the reef"Pink snowstorms" that whirled around the Great Barrier Reef late last year hav
Sex on the reef
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
"Pink snowstorms" that whirled around the Great Barrier Reef late last year have hopefully contributed to coral populations, as scientists "keep an eye" on the possibility for major coral bleaching over the next six weeks. University of Queensland... Read more
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EuroNews
Surfing: Slater wins for first time in two yearsEleven-times world champion Kelly Slater proved he could still mixed it up with
Surfing: Slater wins for first time in two years
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
Eleven-times world champion Kelly Slater proved he could still mixed it up with the young guns after he won the Volcom Pipe Pro surfing contest in Hawaii. The victory on the Banzai Pipeline of Oahu’s North Shore was a first in two years for the US... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Call for input on Abbot Point, Hay Point ports legislationLEGISLATION set to underpin future growth at Abbot Point and Hay Point ports is
Call for input on Abbot Point, Hay Point ports legislation
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
LEGISLATION set to underpin future growth at Abbot Point and Hay Point ports is open for public comment. The State Government's master planning for priority ports draft guidelines has opened for submissions after the Sustainable Ports Development... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Secret lives of Great Barrier Reef's bull sharks revealedGreat Barrier Reef bull sharks' secret lives revealed in radio tracking study
Secret lives of Great Barrier Reef's bull sharks revealed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Great Barrier Reef bull sharks' secret lives revealed in radio tracking study Bull sharks not only spend a lot of time on coral reefs, they can swim surprisingly long distances down Australia's east coast in summer to give birth, radio tracking of... Read more
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International Business Times
Volcom Pipe Pro surfing contest: Kelly Slater takes first win in two years American Kelly Slater won the Volcom Pipe Pro surfing contest on the Banzai Pip
Volcom Pipe Pro surfing contest: Kelly Slater takes first win in two years
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
American Kelly Slater won the Volcom Pipe Pro surfing contest on the Banzai Pipeline of Oahu's North Shore on 2 February. The Eleven-time world champion, who celebrates his 44th birthday in February, took his first win in two years halfway through... Read more
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Daily Mail
The wonders of the world you can no longer visitOur disappearing world: From a melting glacier to waterfalls of FIRE, list reve
The wonders of the world you can no longer visit
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Our disappearing world: From a melting glacier to waterfalls of FIRE, list reveals nine natural wonders and popular attractions destroyed by climate change and tourists The list of nine 'lost' attractions range from a glacier in Bolivia to a lake in... Read more
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Red Bull
Pipeline From AboveNORTH SHORE, Oahu — The Volcom Pipe Pro has wrapped, and the year's best WQS ev
Pipeline From Above
Red Bull / Posted 5 days ago
NORTH SHORE, Oahu — The Volcom Pipe Pro has wrapped, and the year's best WQS event did not disappoint. Kelly Slater took home the trophy, as many might've predicted, but along the way the North Shore was graced with some of the best swell a contest... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Public input wanted on fish habitat protection in CQThe State Government is calling for public input on a proposal to protect three
Public input wanted on fish habitat protection in CQ
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
The State Government is calling for public input on a proposal to protect three important Central Queensland fish habitats, and ultimately the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef Dr Steven Miles said there were... Read more
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TheBull
Adani's mega coal mine clears Australia environmental hurdleA controversial India-backed project to develop a huge coal mine near Australia
Adani's mega coal mine clears Australia environmental hurdle
TheBull / Posted 5 days ago
A controversial India-backed project to develop a huge coal mine near Australia's Great Barrier Reef was Tuesday one step closer to fruition after Queensland state authorities gave it environmental approval. 03.02.2016 12:49 PM A controversial... Read more
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Manning River Times
Welcome to Wednesday, February 3, 2016Morning headlines from around regional Australia and beyond. New arrivals: the
Welcome to Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
Morning headlines from around regional Australia and beyond. New arrivals: the reef components, shown here being installed at Shoalhaven by Subcon, should arrive in Port Macquarie and will be placed offshore next week. Pic: Supplied. PORT... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Call for input on Abbot Point, Hay Point ports legislationLEGISLATION set to underpin future growth at Abbot Point and Hay Point ports is
Call for input on Abbot Point, Hay Point ports legislation
The Daily Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
LEGISLATION set to underpin future growth at Abbot Point and Hay Point ports is open for public comment. The State Government's master planning for priority ports draft guidelines has opened for submissions after the Sustainable Ports Development... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Environmental groups outraged over Adani approvalAdani's environmental authority for the Carmichael mine in Queensland has been
Environmental groups outraged over Adani approval
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
Adani's environmental authority for the Carmichael mine in Queensland has been set aside after court action was taken by the Mackay Conservation Group. Photo: Glenn Hunt Environment advocates have been quick to express their disappointment following... Read more
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PhysOrg
Adani's mega coal mine clears Australia environmental hurdleChairman and founder of India's Adani Group, Gautam Adani (L), Australia's Trad
Adani's mega coal mine clears Australia environmental hurdle
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Chairman and founder of India's Adani Group, Gautam Adani (L), Australia's Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb (C) and Chief Executive Officer Rio Tinto Group Sam Walsh (R) shake hands A controversial India-backed project to develop a huge coal... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Adani's mega coal mine clears Australia environmental hurdleSYDNEY - A controversial India-backed project to develop a huge coal mine near
Adani's mega coal mine clears Australia environmental hurdle
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
SYDNEY - A controversial India-backed project to develop a huge coal mine near Australia's Great Barrier Reef was Tuesday one step closer to fruition after Queensland state authorities gave it environmental approval. Chairman and founder of India's... Read more
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Weekly Times
Adani mine clears environment hurdle Indian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Ca
Adani mine clears environment hurdle
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
Indian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Carmichael coal mine, with the Queensland government issuing the project with a final environmental permit. The Department of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Carmichael mine given final Queensland environmental tickof the black throated finch, as required by the Land Court after a case brought
Carmichael mine given final Queensland environmental tick
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
of the black throated finch, as required by the Land Court after a case brought forward by the Mackay Conservation Group. "The [Department of Environment and Heritage Protection] is confident the strict conditions ... will ensure this mine will... Read more
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News.com.au
Adani clears environment hurdle Indian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Ca
Adani clears environment hurdle
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
Indian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Carmichael coal mine, with the Queensland government issuing the project with a final environmental permit. The Department of Environment and... Read more
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Perth Now
Adani mine clears environment hurdle Indian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Ca
Adani mine clears environment hurdle
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
Indian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Carmichael coal mine, with the Queensland government issuing the project with a final environmental permit. The Department of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Adani clears environment hurdleQld government issues Carmichael coal mine with final environmental permit. In
Adani clears environment hurdle
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Qld government issues Carmichael coal mine with final environmental permit. Indian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Carmichael coal mine, with the Queensland government issuing the project with a final... Read more
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Business Spectator
Adani clears environment hurdleIndian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Carm
Adani clears environment hurdle
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
Indian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Carmichael coal mine, with the Queensland government issuing the project with a final environmental permit. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) said... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Adani mine clears environment hurdle Indian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Ca
Adani mine clears environment hurdle
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
Indian mining giant Adani has cleared a major hurdle for its controversial Carmichael coal mine, with the Queensland government issuing the project with a final environmental permit. The Department of... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
New boat targets illegal fishing on Barrier ReefA FASTER, smaller and harder to identify patrol vessel will curb illegal recrea
New boat targets illegal fishing on Barrier Reef
The Daily Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
A FASTER, smaller and harder to identify patrol vessel will curb illegal recreational fishing on the Great Barrier Reef. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service Southern Great Barrier Reef principal ranger David Orgill said the boat, Karamea, launched... Read more
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redOrbit
Microsoft co-founder's yacht destroys huge chunk of protected coral reefJanuary 30, 2016Microsoft co-founder’s yacht destroys huge chunk of protected c
Microsoft co-founder's yacht destroys huge chunk of protected coral reef
redOrbit / Posted 6 days ago
January 30, 2016Microsoft co-founder’s yacht destroys huge chunk of protected coral reef by Chuck Bednar In a bizarre turn of events, a yacht owned by a billionaire who has worked to mitigate ocean acidification and stabilize and restore corals... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Great Barrier Reef: What lies beneathA voyage on board the Spirit of Freedom is the best way to explore Australia’s
Great Barrier Reef: What lies beneath
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
A voyage on board the Spirit of Freedom is the best way to explore Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, writes Ellie Mitchell. Scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef. Photo / Tourism and Events Queensland Scuba, eat, tan and repeat. That pretty much... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Lab-grown corals help restore critically endangered reefsWashington: Scientists have for the first time successfully raised laboratory-b
Lab-grown corals help restore critically endangered reefs
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Washington: Scientists have for the first time successfully raised laboratory-bred colonies of a critically endangered Caribbean coral species to their reproductive age, a step towards sustainable restoration of degraded reefs. An estimated 80 per... Read more
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New Kerala
Corals species bred in laboratory reproduce in the wildNew York, Feb 1 : Scientists have been successful in aiding a sustainable resto
Corals species bred in laboratory reproduce in the wild
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New York, Feb 1 : Scientists have been successful in aiding a sustainable restoration of Caribbean reefs with the rearing of a threatened Caribbean coral species to its reproductive age. A team of researchers from SECORE International -- a leading... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
New Great Barrier Reef patrol boat set to tackle illegal fishingNew Great Barrier Reef ranger patrol boat set to tackle illegal fishing around
New Great Barrier Reef patrol boat set to tackle illegal fishing
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
New Great Barrier Reef ranger patrol boat set to tackle illegal fishing around coral cays A new patrol boat to tackle illegal fishing inside the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is taking to the waters off Gladstone in Central Queensland. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Researchers keen to examine anchor damage on Newcastle Port ocean floor Photo: Researchers are keen to examine the Newcastle Port ocean floor for evi
Researchers keen to examine anchor damage on Newcastle Port ocean floor
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Photo: Researchers are keen to examine the Newcastle Port ocean floor for evidence of damage caused by deep sea anchors. (ABC News: Carly Cook) Researchers investigating the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Poetry round-up by Hamesh Wyatt TAKING MY MOTHER TO THE OPERA Diane BrownOtago University Pr
Poetry round-up
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
by Hamesh Wyatt TAKING MY MOTHER TO THE OPERA Diane BrownOtago University Press Dunedin's Diane Brown runs her own writing school. In 2013 she was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to writing and... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
13th annual Gray's Reef Ocean Film Festival shows off local marine lifeThe 2016 Gray's Reef Ocean Film Festival was held at Gray's Reef National Marin
13th annual Gray's Reef Ocean Film Festival shows off local marine life
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 8 days ago
The 2016 Gray's Reef Ocean Film Festival was held at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. Visitors were given the chance to explore all the wonders of the ocean through film. The natural live-bottom Gray's Reef is teeming with marine life and is... Read more
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Science Daily
Laboratory-bred corals reproduce in the wild: New hope for endangered corals: Scientists take an important step towards sustainable restoration of Caribbean reefs"In 2011, offspring of the critically endangered elkhorn coral (Acropora palmat
Laboratory-bred corals reproduce in the wild: New hope for endangered corals: Scientists take an important step towards sustainable restoration of Caribbean reefs
Science Daily / Posted 9 days ago
"In 2011, offspring of the critically endangered elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata) were reared from gametes collected in the field and were outplanted to a reef one year later," explains Valérie Chamberland, coral reef ecologist working for SECORE and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tech billionaire's yacht smashes into coral reefMicrosoft co-founder and environmental campaigner faces investigation after acc
Tech billionaire's yacht smashes into coral reef
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Microsoft co-founder and environmental campaigner faces investigation after accident in Grand Cayman Mr Allen was not on board Tatoosh - one of two yachts he owns - at the time. Photo / Getty Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder and outspoken... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Strait returns to Coasters as holiday makers head homeANOTHER fantastic week of weather saw anglers get out and explore far and wide.
Strait returns to Coasters as holiday makers head home
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
ANOTHER fantastic week of weather saw anglers get out and explore far and wide. With holiday-makers now back at work, locals have the waterways to themselves once again. IN THE Burrum jacks are still about and are taking live baits, hard body lures... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
On the Market: Family-friendly features unify Palm Beach homeThe late Barbara Rackoff bought her home at 233 Miraflores Drive in 1997. It ga
On the Market: Family-friendly features unify Palm Beach home
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
The late Barbara Rackoff bought her home at 233 Miraflores Drive in 1997. It gave her pleasure for many years before she died last summer at 90, says her son, Bill Rackoff. “She had a great life, and she loved Palm Beach,” Rackoff says. He... Read more
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PhysOrg
Laboratory-bred corals reproduce in the wildReef site with intact elkhorn coral (Acropora palamata) population. Credit: Pau
Laboratory-bred corals reproduce in the wild
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Reef site with intact elkhorn coral (Acropora palamata) population. Credit: Paul Selvaggio - Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Researchers of SECORE International (USA, Germany), the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands) and the Carmabi Marine Research... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen’s yacht damaged Caribbean protected coralA massive luxury yacht owned by Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen destroyed
Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen’s yacht damaged Caribbean protected coral
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A massive luxury yacht owned by Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen destroyed most of a protected coral reef during a visit to the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean earlier this month, media reported. An anchor chain from the vessel damaged nearly... Read more
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Market Watch
Surfer’s paradise that government ran a risk of destroying“It’s pretty good. Better get out there.” The Fijian guide had hardly finished
Surfer’s paradise that government ran a risk of destroying
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
“It’s pretty good. Better get out there.” The Fijian guide had hardly finished the sentence, and they were off, one by one, following their boards into the tropical water and heading out to Cloudbreak, one of surfing’s sacred grounds. The locals... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Microsoft founder's superyacht blamed for OBLITERATING protected coral reefPaul Allen, the man who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has been accused
Microsoft founder's superyacht blamed for OBLITERATING protected coral reef
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Paul Allen, the man who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has been accused of destroying a coral reef in the Cayman Islands with his 300-foot superyacht, Tatoosh. The boat's anchor and chain reportedly wiped out 14,000 square feet of reef, and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Microsoft co-founder's superyacht blamed for OBLITERATING protected coral reefPaul Allen, the man who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has been accused
Microsoft co-founder's superyacht blamed for OBLITERATING protected coral reef
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Paul Allen, the man who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has been accused of destroying a coral reef in the Cayman Islands with his 300-foot superyacht, Tatoosh. The boat's anchor and chain reportedly obliterated 14,000 square feet of reef, and... Read more
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Weekly Times
Aussies love reef but many not visitingA new study has found 56% of Australians have never visited the "inspiring" Gre
Aussies love reef but many not visiting
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
A new study has found 56% of Australians have never visited the "inspiring" Great Barrier Reef. More than three-quarters of Australians regard the Great Barrier Reef as part of their national identity even... Read more
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