Exmouth split over pipeline factory proposed for Gulf

Exmouth split over pipeline factory proposed for Gulf

Oct 13, 2018

Some want to see Exmouth Gulf developed into an oil and gas port, while others seek to preserve its World Heritage values. See Adam Morton’s story in The Guardian.

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/oct/14/exmouth-split-over-pipeline-factory-proposed-for-gulf-that-supports-ningaloo-reef

MORE LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

Subsea 7 goes back to Square One

Subsea 7’s proposal to drag giant pipelines and chains through Exmouth Gulf and the Ningaloo
World Heritage Area has been tossed back to square one, Subsea 7 admitted yesterday.

Subsea 7 taps EPA for Exmouth Gulf Concessions

Subsea 7 now says there’ll be far more seabed disturbance and even more land clearing than previously admitted. Seabed disturbance from towing massive pipes through Ningaloo’s Nursery has now been revised upwards by 1464 hectares and onshore construction...

Gulf shores included in new parks plans

The WA government has announced ambitious new additions to the state’s conservation estate, including the former Giralia station and lands on the eastern side of Exmouth Gulf. An encouraging first step on the road to giving Ningaloo’s Nursery the...

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...

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