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May 13

May 13, 2014

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‘Hands Across the Sand’ to highlight risks of BP drilling in the Great Australian Bight

Time: 11am, Saturday, 17TH May 2014 Place: Semaphore Beach foreshore, SA The Wilderness Society’s SA Branch invites you to join hundreds of South Australians who will come together and join hands on the foreshore at Semaphore Beach on Saturday May 17th, 2014 on the Semaphore Beach foreshore. The action is intended to make a symbolic statement of opposition to inappropriate resource exploration and drilling in our seas and in support of clean energy alternatives. The action has been called in response to plans by BP to conduct high risk deep-sea…

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Mar 30

March 30, 1997

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Great Australian Bight Marine Park Management Plan

The Department of Environment & Natural Resources recently sent a copy of a draft of the Great Australian Bight Marine Park (GABMP) Management Plan to the Scuba Divers Federation of SA. The SDFSA asked our Secretary (& SDF Rep), Steve Reynolds to report details of the plan. It is in a draft form to allow the public to comment on it. The closing date for comments on the plan is 24th April, 1997. Comments will be used in the formulation…

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