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Battle for the reef rages below the poll surface

There is a new threat to the Great Barrier Reef in the form of shipping and nearby mining, writes local journalist John Mikkelsen. Will anyone except the Greens talk about it?

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Nothing fishy about delayed Great Barrier Reef impact report

The report on the Gladstone harbour development is in its final stages but has been delayed. But local journalist John Mikkelsen reports the delay was not politically motivated.

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Albanese’s shipping tax fiddle a taxpayer rort

Government’s growing enthusiasm for handouts is on display, with Anthony Albanese releasing draft legislation to give the Australian shipping industry $62 million in annual tax benefits and concessions. Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane report.

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Safety on the docks: stevedores need federal protection

Maritime workers walked off docks shortly after the tragic death of a fellow worker on Wednesday at the Appleton dock, writes Crikey intern and ex-rigger Ben Hagemann.

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How Iran gets ships through the sanctions

Iran is obtaining military technology by using shell shipping companies and changing ships names to obscure the true owners of its freighters and to help go under the radar of UN sanctions.

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Ship trails stop rainfall in its tracks

Any doubts about industrial activity changing the atmosphere ought to be answered by this image, seen by some researchers as answering one of the many puzzles about the causes of anthropogenic global warming.

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