The Australian Youth Climate Coalition

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There are currently proposals on the table to build a staggering six new coal ports in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. These ports would:

  • Unlock coal from the Galilee Basin for export - which represents 7% of the world’s total carbon budget
  • Result in huge damage to the Great Barrier Reef through dredging
  • Greatly increase ship traffic through the Great Barrier Reef, causing further destruction
  • Put the health of local communities at risk from coal dust

Here’s where they’re being proposed:


For more information, click here to download Greenpeace’s report “Cooking the Climate, Wrecking the Reef