Conservationists Fear New oil and Gas Facility in Exmouth

Conservationists Fear New oil and Gas Facility in Exmouth

Oct 25, 2018

Fishers, tour operators and environmentalists say Subsea 7’s proposed pipeline facility at Heron Point is “as welcome as a rat on a birthday cake”. See the story by Trevor Paddenburg in The Sunday Times and Perth Now.


Vessels pose risk to whales in Exmouth Gulf

To avoid predators, mother and baby humpbacks communicate in 'whispers'. But Prof Lars Bejder suggests more large vessels and increased noise in Ningaloo’s nursery will ‘mask’ humpback whale communication. That means mothers won’t hear their calves, and...

Mangroves are crucial. But they’re disappearing.

They might be considered “the armpits of the oceans”, but mangroves, salt marshes and seagrass are crucial in the fight against climate change. Watch this report on ABC’s 7.30 featuring the inspiring Dr Peter Macreadie and Protect Ningaloo science...

Business as usual is killing our country

“Experience has taught citizens that when it comes to defending the places they love, every step of the process is weighted in favour of the corporation. Planning is often a closed-door affair, as it has been at Exmouth Gulf. Access to information is...

If you love Ningaloo
it’s time to step up
and defend it.