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15 Nov
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** BREAKING!** FARA releases score card results

FARA Scorecard Results Ten days ago Friends of Australian Rock Art sent out questionnaires to the main parties’ Environment representatives to ascertain their level of knowledge of the issues surrounding the rock art of the Burrup peninsula / Murujuga, and ...

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15 Nov
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Government investigates leaks at Yara Pilbara Fertilisers Pty Ltd

In the past year eleven incidents were reported to authorities. Two of these are being formally investigated by the Department of Mines and Petroleum. One incident involved the escape of 14 tonnes of toxic ammonia gas from the plant in ...

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14 Nov
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Murujuga (Burrup) Rock Art Conservation Project

 

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12 Aug
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Resisting the proposed amendments to the Western Australian Aboriginal Heritage Act

FARA has been supporting Aboriginal leaders and communities in fighting the outrageous proposed amendments to the AHA which will see the protection of Aboriginal heritage put at greater risk. Details  

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11 Aug
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Vandalism on the Burrup

Reports of recent vandalism on the Burrup highlight the lack of protection provided by the State and Commonwealth Governments Vandalism report: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-05-14/ancient-rock-art-being-defaced-in-pilbara/5450424

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10 Aug
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Senators Scott Ludlum & Larissa Waters pursue the protection of the Burrup

We have been working with the Greens Senators to maintain pressure for World Heritage Listing of the Burrup, on compliance with EPBC conditions in the development of the Technical Ammonium Nitrate Plant and the ongoing matter of air emissions. WHL: http://greensmps.org.au/content/video/senate-estimates-painfully-slow-progress-world-heritage-listing-burrup-and-dampier-arc ...

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10 Aug
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UNESCO Maboto Hills to increase earnings from touristic attraction in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

21/06/2016 “I strongly believe that tourism in Bulawayo can thrive if we exploit cultural and heritage tourism to its full potential” said Minister of State for Provincial Affairs for Bulawayo, Cde Nomthandazo Eunice Moyo. World Heritage listed Maboto Hills are ...

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08 Aug
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Breakthrough on Air Emissions Battle

FARA member Dr John Black has been pursuing express concerns about the adequacy of the science conducted to substantiate claims made by industry and government such as, “… it is unlikely that the relatively small quantities of NO2 and NH3 ...

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08 Aug
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Impressive rock art discovered in Atxurra cave, Spain

Archaeologists have discovered engravings and paintings dating back some 12,500-14,500 years. The images, which were found on ledges 300m underground in the #Atxurra cave in the northern Basque region, feature horses, buffalo, goats and deer. Diego Garate, the chief site ...

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07 Aug
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Dampier Archipelago – World Heritage

FARA continuously fights for World Heritage listing of the Dampier Archipelago as a crucial step in protecting and promting the importance of the area. To add your voice to this process, print off FARA’s World Heritage listing petition and send ...

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