EVENT: What does a changing climate mean for our coasts & fishing?
Posted by Anastasia Mortimer · July 19, 2019 12:14 PM
Join us at the Darwin Railway Club on Tuesday 6 August, to hear about what climate change means for Top End mangroves, coasts and marine wildlife, and our fishing lifestyle. Book your free ticket here.
A decades worth of McArthur River Mine lead-zinc spills
Posted by Anastasia Mortimer · December 17, 2018 3:32 PM
An ABC News story featured online this week, saw former crewmen who worked on a McArthur River Mine barge, transporting lead-zinc concentrate, say that they have witnessed regular spills of the product overboard for a decade.
Posted by James Cordwell · November 20, 2018 3:13 PM
Right now, two of the Territory’s most precious places - the Roper River and Limmen Bight Marine Park - are at risk from the destructive impacts of this big mining.
100 tonne road trains, 8000 tonne barges, industrial ship loading facilities and 2 billion litre water extraction plans are all coming to the Roper River and Maria Island soon.