May 15, 2021

The Editor Speaks: Cayman’s cruise ship berthing proposal gets warning about dredging

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Even before work on the Cayman Islands Environmental Assessment Agreement (EAA) that will cost us $2.5M has started one leading dive hotelier, Sunset House, has warned about the serious impact dredging could do to our dive industry. Has he jumped the gun? Shouldn’t we wait for the EAA to be completed before predictions of dire […]

Great Barrier Reef’s ‘unprecedented’ threat from dredging, dumping

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By Oliver Milman The Guardian UK Conservation society says impact of previous sediment dumps far greater than claimed The impact of dredging and dumping sediment on the Great Barrier Reef has been far greater than the mining industry has claimed, with nearly 150m tonnes of new dredging set to take place in the reef’s waters, […]