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BP's plans to drill Great Australian Bight delayed Financial Times

Australia’s oil and gas regulator has delayed a controversial decision on whether to allow BP to begin deep water exploration drilling in an Australian marine park for a second time.
 
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Pete Owen named 2016 Australian Environmentalist of the Year Adelaide Now

Peter Owen, who has been the Director of The Wilderness Society SA for 11 years, will be recognised for his continuous work protecting large areas of land and sea.
 
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Senators vow fresh scrutiny of BP's plans to drill for oil in Great Australian Bight The Guardian

BP’s plans to drill for oil in the pristine marine reserve of the Great Australian Bight will come under fresh scrutiny, as senators seek to reinstate a lapsed inquiry examining the compan
 
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Bight drilling sites near path of whales on move NT News

Oil company BP has selected two exploration drilling sites in the Great Australian Bight that a State Government report has found could be next to a whale migration path.
 
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Environmentalists fighting for the Bight ABC (Behind The News)

A fight is currently going on over the Great Australian Bight. That's the bit of ocean near the arch in the middle of Australia. Oil company BP has asked to drill oil wells there.
 
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Great Australian Bight oil rigs would significantly increase spill risk—report The Guardian

Drilling in the Bight will significantly increase the risk of oil spills, from the oil rigs and the increased shipping traffic, according to a report by the South Australian planning department.
 
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Crayfish recovery plan more important than ever after population disaster Examiner

There are concerns for the future of the threatened giant freshwater lobster following the discovery of a mass of carcasses in the Leven river after recent floods.
 
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MV Steve Irwin visits Victor Harbor in 'Fight for Bight' campaign The Times

The Wilderness Society of South Australia Director Peter Owen will be aboard the MV Steve Irwin, and described the event as a showcase of what is at stake should an oil disaster occur.
 

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